2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    May 26, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.


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This program prepares students for entry-level positions in diagnostic imaging. Students work with patients, performing a full range of diagnostic radiographic procedures. Clinical experiences are required of all students. Graduates are employed by hospitals, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers and physician’s offices. Upon completion of the Radiologic Technology Program, students will be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists examination in Radiography. After successful completion of this examination and application to the Board of Radiologic Technology Examiners, the graduate is also eligible for state licensure.

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, Illinois 60606, (312) 704-5300 www.jrcert.org, and the NJ Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners, 25 Artic Parkway, Trenton, NJ 08625, Phone (609) 984-5890. Accreditation requires that students complete all radiologic technology course work in 3 years from the date of commencement.  In order to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination and to obtain a professional license to practice, students must competently perform a specified number of radiologic procedures before graduation.  In order for a student to graduate, he/she needs to successfully complete all coursework with a “C” or better, all required laboratory and clinical evaluations, and meet professional standards.

Admissions to the Radiologic Technology program requires additional steps to enrollment.  See Registration & Records  section of the catalog and Radiologic Technology Program requirements.  Two (2) copies of high school/college transcripts are required.  An official copy is to be sent directly to the Admissions Office.  The other copy should be brought with the student for the meeting with the Academic Advisor.  All communication with the Admissions Office should be addressed to:  Beth Stryker or Lynn Hodgetts, Office of Admissions, Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738 healthscienceadmissions@brookdalec.edu.  Separate policies exist for the Radiologic Technology Program, including grading. These policies can be found in the Radiologic Technology Student Handbook.

The Radiologic Technology Program at Brookdale is a full-time A.A.S. professional degree program.  Once admitted into the professional Radiologic Technology AAS program, the student will be in class, laboratory practice, and clinical practice for 35-40 hours per week.  During the first summer, students will participate in a 6-week, 40-hour clinical practicum.

Graduates of this program will be able to:


  • Perform radiography procedures at a clinically competent level for an entry level radiographer
  • Communicate effectively with patients and peers
  • Use critical thinking to achieve appropriate procedure outcomes
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors as a health care provider

Requirements


Program Code for registration: SOCRT


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Suggested Sequence - Radiologic Technology Program A.A.S. Degree


The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress. Students must satisfy specific requirements in order to be admitted to this program. See Admission to Health Science Programs, Registration & Records  section of the catalog.

The following degree requirements must be taken prior to admission:


Total credits: 14


Total credits: 17


Summer Term


Total credits: 17


Total credits: 14


Sequence Notes:


This degree may take longer than two years to complete. Although not required to be taken prior to beginning the program, general education courses may be taken before starting clinical courses or during the summer terms.

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness  knowledge area.

Degree Audit Information


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