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Twin Cities Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Radiologic Technology Courses & Admissions Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

Applicants must provide proof of high school graduation or GED and meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must meet one of the following:
    • ACT composite score of 18 or above, or
    • Combined Math and Critical Reading SAT score of 870, or
    • Passing score on Argosy University entrance exam, or
    • Minimum cumulative College GPA of 2.0 or better
  • A minimum score on a Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, English Language Proficiency Policy.

An admissions representative will help the interested students to complete the following documentation:

  • Student Information Form
  • Completed Application for Admission Form
  • Proof of high school graduation or GED or official college transcript from a regionally accredited institution or nationally accredited institution approved by the Dean of the College of Health Sciences that shows proof of high school graduation
  • Proof of cumulative GPA and completion of required prerequisite programs
  • ACT or SAT or Argosy University Entrance Examination Score and pre-approved English language proficiency exam score (if applicable)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
  • Clinical Training Agreement
  • Technical Standards Form
  • Health forms

Allied health professionals perform a wide range of physical tasks and assignments, and they must accept certain risks that are inherent in healthcare delivery. In applying for admission to Argosy University, prospective students are given information regarding these tasks, and applicants agree that they are capable of and willing to perform these tasks and assume these risks.

Course List

General Education Requirements (21 Credit Hours)

Students enrolled in the AAS in Radiologic degree program are required to successfully complete seven general education courses (21 credit hours) distributed as follows: communications requirements, 6 credit hours; humanities requirements, 3 credit hours; mathematics requirements, 3 credit hours; natural sciences requirements, 3 credit hours; social sciences requirements, 3 credit hours; and general education elective requirements, 3 credit hours.

Communications Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

COM180 - Interpersonal Effectiveness
(3)

(3)

ENG101 - Composition I
(3)

(3)

Communications Requirements—6 Credit Hours

 

Humanities Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

PHI101 - Ethics in Contemporary Society
(3)

(3)

Humanities Requirements—3 Credit Hours

 

Mathematics Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

MAT107 - College Algebra
(3)

(3)

Mathematics Requirements—3 Credit Hours

 

Natural Sciences Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

BIO110 - Understanding Human Anatomy
(3)

(3)

Natural Sciences Requirements—3 Credit Hours

 

Social Sciences Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

PSY101 - General Psychology
(3)

(3)

Social Sciences Requirements—3 Credit Hours

 

General Education Elective Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • General Education Elective Requirements (3)
General Education Elective Requirements—3 Credit Hours

 

Core Course Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

Students enrolled in the AAS in Radiologic Technology degree program are required to successfully complete 14 core courses (33 credit hours).

Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

COM110 - Medical Terminology
(1)

(1)

RAD100 - Introduction to Radiologic Technology
(3)

(3)

RAD105 - Radiologic Procedures I
(3)

(3)

RAD110 - Radiologic Physics
(3)

(3)

RAD120 - Principles of Exposure I
(3)

(3)

RAD125 - Fundamentals of Image Analysis I and Pathology
(2)

(2)

RAD130 - Radiobiology/Radiation Protection
(1)

(1)

RAD145 - Fundamentals of Image Analysis II and Pathology
(2)

(2)

RAD205 - Radiologic Procedures II
(3)

(3)

RAD225 - Principles of Exposure II
(2)

(2)

RAD240 - Advanced Imaging
(3)

(3)

RAD255 - Radiologic Procedures III
(3)

(3)

RAD280 - Comprehensive Review
(3)

(3)

RTH102 - Computer Science
(1)

(1)

Core Course Requirements—33 Credit Hours

 

Clinical Training Requirements (18 Credit Hours)

Students enrolled in the AAS in Radiologic Technology are required to successfully complete two clinical training courses (18 credit hours).

Clinical Training Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

RAD270 - Clinical Education I
(9)

(9)

RAD290 - Clinical Education II
(9)

(9)

Clinical Training Requirements—18 Credit Hours
Clinical Training Requirements

RAD270 - Clinical Education I and RAD290 - Clinical Education II are full-semester internships in a medical facility, consisting of 37 hours per week of day, evening, and weekend rotations. A sample list of clinical training sites is available upon request.

Argosy University will provide each student an appropriate clinical training assignment. Every effort will be made to secure facilities that can provide the student with the best possible educational experience. Students may be placed outside the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, including possible out of state locations. Students may need to relocate for clinical training. Argosy University, Twin Cities reserves the right to not enroll any student who refuses to be placed in a Clinical Training Facility outside the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, including possible out of state locations. Students may rotate through weekend and or evening rotations as required by the clinical training site.

All clinical training facilities involving human patient contact require a criminal background check on the student(s) assigned to their facilities, in accordance with Minnesota State Law. If a student's record is found to have a felony or assault conviction, the student will not be accepted for clinical training, may not be allowed to sit for a registration or certification exam, and may not be allowed to work in the field. Any site requiring a drug and or alcohol screening any associated fees is the responsibility of the student.

Online Course Requirements

Students enrolled in the AAS in Radiologic Technology degree program are required to complete one fully online course during the clinical training experience.

Optional Additional Course

Students enrolled in the AAS in Radiologic Technology degree program may take additional optional courses that provide instruction in a specific area of radiologic technology. This course is not included in the total number of courses required for graduation. The optional radiologic technology courses do not satisfy the general education elective requirements.

Optional Additional Courses
RAD175 - Computed Tomography
RAD180 - Introduction to Mammography
RAD185 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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