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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radiologic Technology, A.S.

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The Mission of the Radiology Technology program is to prepare competent Radiologic Technologists who will assist the radiologist in providing a high level of radiologic technology expertise to patients in hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, nursing homes, and other organized health care settings. The program provides education and training to diverse cultural groups which leads to employment, job advancement, or transfer to upper-level educational institutions, according to the statutory mandate and mission of the Board of Trustees of Community-Technical Colleges.

Goals and Student Learning Outcomes of the Radiologic Technology Program

Goal 1. Students will be clinically competent.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate proper positioning skills.
  • Student will demonstrate selection of appropriate technical factors.
  • Students will demonstrate proper radiation protection.

Goal 2. Students will communicate effectively.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills with patients and clinical staff.
  • Students will demonstrate proper written communication skills.

Goal 3. Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate proper critical thinking skills to problem solve patient care situations.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to adapt positioning for trauma patients.

Goal 4. Students will demonstrate the importance of professional growth and development.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate the importance of continued professional development.
  • Students will demonstrate the importance of professional and ethical practice.

Goal 5. The program will graduate entry-level technologists.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will pass the ARRT national certification on the first attempt. Of those pursuing employment, 75 percent of students will be gainfully employed within six months after graduation.
  • Students will complete the program within 30 months.
  • Students will be competent entry-level professionals.
  • Employers will be satisfied with the graduate’s performance.

The Degree Program

The Radiologic Technology Associate Degree Program addresses the competencies specified by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and prepares students for employment. Through knowledge gained from the Radiology Technology curriculum and from the liberal arts and sciences, students develop problem solving abilities and critical thinking skills and acquire the educational background to practice as competent radiologic technologists.

The Radiologic Technology Associate Degree Program is designed for students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to perform radiologic studies. Graduates will be eligible to take the A.R.R.T. national certifying examination. Radiologic technology courses must be taken in sequence. The program is fully accredited by the JRCERT, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300. General education courses planned in each semester are to be taken prior to or concurrently with the radiologic technology courses. Clinical time during the winter break between Fall and Spring semesters is required.

Students requesting that CCC accept credits from other colleges for the courses marked with an asterisk (*) are advised that a time limitation may apply.

The College reserves the right to request withdrawal of any student who fails to achieve the objectives of the curriculum or the requirements of the program. Students must achieve a minimum grade of C in all courses in order to progress from semester to semester and to complete the program.

The Radiologic Technology Program offers a limited number of evening clinical opportunities for students who are unable to attend the full-time day requirements of the two-year program. The limited evening clinical students will be provided an equitable clinical education and will be required to attend all regularly scheduled Radiologic Technology classes during the day time hours. The evening clinical cohort of students will be required to attend day clinical shifts during the winter breaks and during the summer sessions. Regularly admitted day clinical students will be required to perform a limited number of evening clinical rotations. Hospital clinical sites and/or clinical hours cannot be guaranteed upon admission to the program.

Degree Requirements

Fall Semester - First Year

Summer Semester - 12 Weeks

Fall Semester - Second Year

Spring Semester - Second Year

Minimum Credits Required for the Degree: 68

+ Admission to the Radiologic Program required

* Prerequisite Required. Please refer to Catalog

1 A Humanities elective is any course in Art, Music, Philosophy, Modern Language, or any 200-level course in Literature, Humanities or English which is defined as a literature course in the Catalog description

2 A Social Science elective is any course in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, History or Sociology

It is the responsibility of the student to know and meet all requirements for graduation. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all transfer courses from other institutions are properly transferred. A graduation audit will be performed in the last semester. All transfer courses and program requirements must be completed prior to program completion.

Associate in Science Degree Program for Certified Radiographers

(Prior Learning Assessment)

The College is pleased to offer a prior learning assessment (PLA) for radiologic technologists who trained in a two-year hospital-program. After being admitted into the CCC program, the student will be required to complete the ten general education courses required for the Associate in Science Degree (Composition, Composition and Literature, Intermediate Algebra, etc.). Transferable courses from other colleges are accepted upon approval of the Director of Enrollment Services.

For information, contact the Program Coordinator, at 860-906-5155

Becoming Connecticut State Community College

STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. See Becoming Connecticut State Community College  for more detail about this exciting transition!

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