Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 70 Credit Hours
The mission of the Radiographer Program is to prepare competent entry-level radiographers to function within the healthcare community.
The Radiography Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, phone (312) 704-5300.
Admission to the Program:
Admission criteria include: (1) graduation from high school or equivalent; (2) placement test scores into ENGL 110 and READ 115; (3) ACT composite score of 18 or above (tested prior to October 28, 1989) or 20 or above (tested after October 28, 1989); (4) at least a "C" average in courses taken at other colleges, in the case of transfer students; (5) at least a "C" average in 18 or more approved semester hours taken at Illinois Central College, in the case of students not initially admissible to the program; (6) MAT 098 with a grade of "C" or better or a Math placement test score into MATH 115; (7) one year high school laboratory science including biology, chemistry or physics, or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better; (8) 4 hours of mandatory observation in an approved radiology department; (9) 18 years of age by November 1. Upon admission and prior to the start of the program, the following will be required: drug screen, fingerprint background check, physical examination, and immunizations. In addition, proof of current CPR certification is required: American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider (HLTH 041 at ICC or equivalent) or American Red Cross (ARC) Professional Rescuer. Proof of certification must be in the form of an original or photocopy of course completion card issued by either the AHA or ARC. Students are required to maintain current CPR certification thoughout the program.
A registered radiographer who has previously graduated from a JRCERT accredited hospital-based radiography program may complete an Associate in Applied Science degree. Admission requirements include: (1) certification by and current registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); (2) graduation from JRCERT accredited hospital-based radiography program; (3) eligibility for college admission. To receive the degree, the student must complete twenty-nine (29) semester hours of courses. Courses listed below are in addition to those underlined above. A maximum of 44 semester hours will be awarded for approved radiography courses. HEOCC 200 Disease Processes in Man - 3; HEOCC 220 Legal Issues in Health Care - 1; HLTH 121 Medical Terminology or HLTH 120 First Aid - 2; HEOCC 230 Health Care Organization and Resources - 1.
|Recommended Course Sequence:|
Fall Semester 1:
Spring Semester 1:
Summer Semester 1:
Fall Semester 2:
Spring Semester 2:
Summer Semester 2:
|Required General Education Courses|
|ENGL 110||COMPOSITION I||3|
|ENGL 111||COMPOSITION II||3|
|COMM 110||COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE||3|
|PSY 110||INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|MATH 115||COLLEGE ALGEBRA **||3|
|BIOL 140||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY **||4|
|Required Program Courses|
|HLTH 121||MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY||2|
|RADTK 110||FUNDAMENTALS OF RADIOGRAPHY I||6|
|RADTK 112||FUNDAMENTALS OF RADIOGRAPHY, DIRECTED PRACTICE ORIENTATION||1|
|RADTK 120||FUNDAMENTALS OF RADIOGRAPHY II||6|
|RADTK 121||FUNDAMENTALS OF RADIOGRAPHY, DIRECTED PRACTICE I||3|
|RADTK 200||RADIOGRAPHY I||3|
|RADTK 201||FUNDAMENTALS OF RADIOGRAPHY, DIRECTED PRACTICE II||2|
|RADTK 210||RADIOGRAPHY II||6|
|RADTK 211||RADIOGRAPHY, DIRECTED PRACTICE III||3|
|RADTK 220||RADIOGRAPHY III||3|
|RADTK 221||RADIOGRAPHY, DIRECTED PRACTICE IV||3|
|RADTK 230||RADIOGRAPHY IV||2|
|RADTK 231||RADIOGRAPHY, DIRECTED PRACTICE V||2|
|RADTK 260||SECTIONAL ANATOMY FOR DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING||3|
|RADTK 270||PATHOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE IMAGING PROFESSIONAL||3|
|RADTK 280||COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PRINCIPLES, INSTRUMENTATION AND IMAGING PROCEDURES||3|
* PHIL 113 is recommended.
** Must be successfully completed within five years of program admission.
To remain in and graduate from program: "C" or better in MATH 115 and BIOL 140; "C" or better in all RADTK courses.
For Program Information Contact:
Health Careers Department, Thomas Building, (309) 999-4600