A radiographer performs various radiographic procedures and techniques that result in images that are interpreted by a licensed physician. The radiography AS degree trains you to apply x-ray energy to assist in patient diagnosis and treatment. The graduate of the Radiography Program is eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist's (ARRT) examination and will also be eligible for a State of Florida General Radiographer license.
This program offers six CEU credits in the spring and fall of each year.
This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate. It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.
NOTE: Beginning Fall Term 2000, all graduates of this program shall articulate into a Radiologic Technology baccalaureate degree in the designated university program under the provision of Rule 6A-10.024, Articulation Between Universities, Community Colleges, and School Districts.
Prerequisite Courses Required for Admission
†BSC 2085 Human Anatomy & Physiology I - 3 cr.
†BSC 2085L Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory - 1 cr.
†ENC 1101 Freshman English I - 3 cr.
†MAC 1105 College Algebra or a higher level math excluding statistics - 3 cr.
†AMH 2020 Modern American History or †POS 2041, American Government - 3 cr.
Program Required Courses
YEAR I – First Semester
HSC 1220 Introduction to Health Sciences - 1 cr.
RTE 1000 Introduction to Radiology - 1.5 cr.
RTE 1111 Introduction to Radiography Patient Care - 1.5 cr.
RTE 1503 Radiographic Positioning I - 3 cr.
RTE 1503L Radiographic Positioning I Laboratory - 1 cr.
RTE 1607 Radiographic Science Principles - 1 cr.
RTE 1800 Introduction to Radiography Practicum - 2 cr.
YEAR I – Second Semester
RTE 1308 Radiation Protection and Safety - 2 cr.
RTE 1418 Principles of Radiographic Exposure I - 3 cr.
RTE 1418L Principles of Radiographic Exposure I Laboratory - 1 cr.
RTE 1513 Radiographic Positioning II - 3 cr.
RTE 1513L Radiographic Positioning II Laboratory - 1 cr.
RTE 1804 Radiography Practicum I - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Third Semester
†BSC 2086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II - 3 cr.
†BSC 2086L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory - 1 cr.
†RTE 1523 Radiographic Positioning III - 3 cr.
†RTE 1523L Radiographic Positioning III Laboratory - 1 cr.
RTE 1814 Radiography Practicum II - 3 cr.
YEAR II – First Semester
†CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology - 3 cr.
RTE 1457 Principles of Radiographic Exposure II - 1 cr.
RTE 1613 Radiographic Physics I - 3 cr.
RTE 1824 Radiography Practicum III - 3 cr.
RTE 2563 Special Radiographic Procedures - 2.5 cr.
YEAR II – Second Semester
RTE 1782 Pathology of Medical/Surgical Disease - 3 cr.
RTE 2385 Radiation Biology - 3 cr.
RTE 2834 Radiography Practicum IV - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education CORE - 3 cr.
YEAR II – Third Semester
†RTE 2061 Radiographic Seminar - 2 cr.
†RTE 2473L Quality Assurance - 1 cr.
RTE 2844 Radiography Practicum V - 1.5 cr.
†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.