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Associate of Science Degree
Radiologic Technology

Accreditation

The Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300, mail@jrcert.org), and holds full approval from the Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Students will apply radiation protection principles in the radiologic examinations.
  2. Students will competently perform positions for radiologic examinations.
  3. Students will competently manipulate radiologic equipment.
  4. Students will utilize diverse written communication skills in their profession.
  5. Students will provide age appropriate oral communication.
  6. Students will accurately adjust procedural factors for various examinations.
  7. Students will evaluate radiologic images for optimum quality.
  8. Students will demonstrate affective behaviors.
  9. Students will compare ethical and unethical values.

The WIHP Option (Walk into Health Professions)

Students who exclusively take all arts and sciences courses toward one of the health professions’ programs at Our Lady of the Lake Collegeand who meet the minimum admissions requirements are guaranteed admission to the declared program.  Please contact the Program Director for more information.

Curriculum Plan

Students are encouraged to complete all pre-radiologic technology (RADT) course requirements listed in the curriculum plan prior to admission to the radiologic technology program. Some of the general education, arts and sciences courses have pre or co-requisite requirements therefore, additional courses not listed below may be needed. Students interested in enrolling in the general education courses are advised to have a strong background in English, algebra, biology, chemistry, and physics. It is strongly recommended that interested students see advisors for assistance in developing a degree plan that will enable them to complete the general education course requirements in a timely manner in preparation for admission to the program. Enrollment in RADT courses is restricted to students admitted to the program. Program enrollment requires two consecutive years and the specific RADT course requirements for level I must be completed prior to advancing to level II (admitted students only). Time limits may apply to some courses.

Semester 1

Credit Hours

Semester 2

Credit Hours

Summer

Credit Hours

ACSM 1110

1

BIOL 2311

3

PHSC 1310

3

MATH 1315

3

WRIT1310

3

RADT 1730

2

BIOL 2310

3

RADT 1725

3

RADT 1742

3

RADT 1710

3

RADT 1715

3

RADT 1735

1

RADT 1720

3

RADT 1741

6

 

 

RADT 1740

5

 

 

 

 

Semester Credit Hours


18

Semester Credit  Hours


18

Semester Credit Hours


9

 

Semester 3

Credit Hours

Semester 4

Credit Hours

 

BIOL 1110

1

WRIT 1311

3

 

PSYC 1310

3

RELS 1310

3

 

RADT 2715

3

RADT 2725

2

 

RADT 2720

3

RADT 2730

2

 

RADT 2740

6

RADT 2741

7

 

Semester Credit Hours

16

Semester Credit Hours

17

 

Notes:
1. Students are encouraged to complete all arts and sciences courses prior to admissions decision deadline to the RADT Program due to the competitive nature of the program.
2. The general education courses must be successfully completed to meet RADT program requirements with no exceptions.

Total Credit Hours for the AS degree in Radiologic Technology = 78 credit hours

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the Radiologic Technology program, all applicants must complete the entire application process by March 15, including submission of the completed radiologic technology application and meeting the recommended minimum admission criteria listed below:

1.

GPA requirements

 

a.

minimum grade of “C" in high school algebra, biology, chemistry and physics (or college equivalents).

 

b.

minimum of 2.5 cumulative high school GPA.

 

c.

minimum of 2.5 cumulative average in core courses.

 

d.

minimum of 2.5 average in science core courses.

2.

Completion of a minimum of at least seven semester credit hours of core courses at OLOLC.

3.

Competitive ACT scores.

4.

Documented completion of 50 volunteer service hours in the radiologic department of a hospital and/or work experience in a radiology department of a hospital, clinic or imaging center.

5.

Capability to contribute to a diverse learning community and perseverance in overcoming challenges to achieve goals.

6.

Attendance at the information session sponsored by the program.

7.

Completion of a short written narrative or interview.

8.

Minimum age of 18 at time of enrollment.

Graduation Requirements

  • An overall grade point average of 2.0 (out of 4.0) on all college work, completion of all radiologic technology courses with a grade of C or better, completion of all competencies (didactic, clinical and laboratory);
  • All students must meet residency requirement by completing a minimum of 24 credit hours at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, including one service learning project;
  • Completion of 78 credit hours of courses within the degree: completion of the radiologic technology courses within three years;
  • Clearance of all indebtedness to the College including the return of all materials borrowed from the College library.