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RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY COURSES
XRA 110 RADIOGRAPHY I (Formerly XRA 5113) 2.5 credits, 3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Pre-requisite: ENG 110
Co-requisite: XRA 113
The student will identify and perform the basic radiographic
positions of the body.
XRA 111 RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE I (Formerly XRA 5111) 2.5 credits, 3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Pre-requisite: ENG 110 and MAT 020
Co-requisites: XRA 112
The student will identify the basic principles of radiographic exposures and image formation as well as the chemistry of the processing solutions, darkroom accessories, and the composition of the radiographic film and film holders.
XRA 112 RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS (Formerly XRA 5217) 2 credits, 3 hours lecture
Pre-requisites: ENG 110; MAT 020
Co-requisites: XRA 111
The student will examine the physics of radiographic equipment, especially the circuitry, accessories, image intensification, optics, and fundamentals of preventive maintenance.
XRA 113 TOPOGRAPHIC ANATOMY I (Formerly XRA 5115) 2 credits, 3 hours lecture
Co-requisite: XRA 110
The student will identify the radiographic anatomy of the skeleton.
XRA 114 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE ISSUES IN DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING (Formerly XRA 5112) 2 credits, 3 hours lecture
Pre-requisite: ENG 110
Co-requisite: XRA 110
The student will identify professional practice issues in diagnostic imaging in the context of the contemporary health care environment. Students will also be introduced to basic concepts in radiation safety.
XRA 120 RADIOGRAPHY II (Formerly XRA 5118) 2.5 credits, 3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Pre-requisite: XRA 110
Co-requisite: XRA 123
The student will identify and perform the advanced radiographic positions of the body and the skull.
XRA 121 RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE II & Lab (Formerly XRA 5116) 2.5 credits, 3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Pre-requisite: XRA 111
The student will identify the advanced concepts of radiographic exposure, preparation, and use of technique charts, and be introduced to radiographic equipment calibration.
XRA 122 RADIATION PROTECTION (Formerly XRA 5121) 2 credits, 3 hours lecture
Pre-requisites: XRA 111; XRA 112
Co-requisite: XRA 121
The student will identify the principles of radiation protection, the interaction of X-rays with matter, quantities and units of radiation.
XRA 123 TOPOGRAPHIC ANATOMY II (Formerly XRA 5120) 1 credit, 1.5 hours lecture
Pre-requisite: XRA 113
Co-requisite: XRA 120
The student will identify the basic points, planes, lines, and bony anatomy of the skull.
XRA 124 CONTRAST MEDIA (Formerly XRA 5213) 1 credit, 1.5 hours lecture
Pre-requisites: XRA 110; XRA 111
The student will identify the composition and use of contrast media and radiographic procedures involving the digestive system, biliary tract, and urinary system.
XRA 129 CLINICAL RADIOGRAPHY I (Formerly XRA 5122) 2 credits (3.0 equated/billable), 16 hours hospital practice
Pre-requisites: XRA 110; XRA 111
Co-requisite: XRA 122
The student will apply the basic radiographic procedures under the direct supervision of a qualified radiologic technologist.
XRA 139 CLINICAL RADIOGRAPHY II Formerly XRA 5123) 3 credits (12 equated/billable), 40 hours hospital practice
Pre-requisites: XRA 122; XRA 129
The student will apply the basic radiographic procedures under the direct supervision of a qualified radiologic technologist
XRA 210 RADIATION BIOLOGY (Formerly XRA 5211) 1 credit, 1.5 hours lecture
Pre-requisites: XRA 122
Co-requisites: BIO 230
The student will identify the biological effects of ionizing radiation.
XRA 211 ADVANCED PROCEDURES I (Formerly XRA 5215) 1 credit, 1.5 hours lecture
Pre-requisites: XRA 120; XRA 124
The student will identify those radiographic examinations involving surgical procedures and the specialized equipment required for, but not limited to, fluoroscopy, vascular angiography and non-vascular angiographic procedures. Topics may be revised to keep abreast with the latest advances in the radiologic sciences.
XRA 219 CLINICAL RADIOGRAPHY III (Formerly XRA 5214) 2.5 credits (6 equated/billable), 24 hours hospital practice
Pre-requisite: XRA 139
The student will apply the basic radiographic procedures under the direct supervision of a qualified radiologic technologist.
XRA 220 PATHOLOGY (Formerly XRA 5212) 2 credits, 3 hours lecture
Pre-requisites: XRA 210; BIO 230
Co-requisites: BIO 240
The student will identify the application of radiography to pathological conditions of specific organs and systems.
XRA 221 ADVANCED PROCEDURES II (Formerly XRA 5218) 1 credit, 1.5 hours lecture
Pre-requisites: XRA 211
The student will identify those radiographic examinations involving digital imaging modalities and the specialized equipment required for, but not limited to, CT, MRI, digital radiography and digital image processing. Topics may be revised to keep abreast with the latest advances in the radiological sciences.
XRA 222 APPLIED QUALITY ASSURANCE (Formerly XRA 5317) 2 credits, 1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Pre-requisites: XRA 121; XRA 112
The student will identify test material/equipment, test procedures and evaluation/interpretation, and preventive and corrective maintenance relating to quality assurance and will minimize unnecessary radiation costs, as well as recognize the public's right to minimal radiation exposure.
XRA 229 CLINICAL RADIOGRAPHY IV (Formerly XRA 5219) 2.5 credits (6 equated/billable), 24 hours hospital practice
Pre-requisites: XRA 219
The student will perform the advanced radiographic procedures under the direct supervision of a qualified radiologic technologist.
XRA 230 SEMINAR (Formerly XRA 5216) 2 credits (6 equated/billable), 16 hours
Co-requisites: XRA 239
The student will be exposed to several guest lecturers who will speak on a variety of topics related to radiography. The student will be required to participate in a comprehensive review of all material covered in previous technical courses.
XRA 239 CLINICAL RADIOGRAPHY V (Formerly XRA 5220)
2.5 credits (6 equated/billable), 24 hours hospital practice
Pre-requisites: XRA 229
The student will perform the advanced radiographic procedures under the direct supervision of a qualified radiologic technologist.

Courses identified with an asterisk (*) will be offered when there is sufficient demand.