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2024-2025 Catalog

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.


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JJC Program Code: NU090

ICCB Program Code: NURS 0090

The Associate in Applied Science degree in radiologic technology (radiography) is designed for persons who wish to become entry-level radiographers (x-ray technologists). The program incorporates classroom and laboratory education on the Joliet Junior College Main Campus in conjunction with clinical practice at area community hospitals.

A student who completes this program is eligible to sit for the national registry examination provided by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and is eligible to obtain state licensure anywhere within the United States. Entry-level radiographers perform a wide variety of diagnostic x-ray examinations and are eligible to gain further certifications in modalities such as mammography, interventional radiography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR), bone densitometry, sonography, as well as many other post-primary certifications. The program follows the radiography curriculum developed by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

This program has a selective admission process. See http://www.jjc.edu/allied-health/Pages/radiological-program-info.aspx for more information about the Radiologic Technology program and the admission requirements.

NOTE: Radiologic Technology students must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in each of the Radiologic Technology courses and all of the general education courses before they are eligible for graduation. This program has a selective admission process.

General Education courses required PRIOR to admission to program: 14 Semester Hours


Additional General Education courses required for A.A.S. degree (not required prior to admission): 7 Semester Hours


Total Required Hours: 76 Semester Hours


Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

Completion Guide


The following schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students planning to transfer to a senior institution should check with that institution for specific transfer requirements.

Program Prerequisites: ENG 101 , BIO 100 , BIO 149  (or BIO 151 ), BIO 250 BIO 251 , and PSYC 101 .

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson

Program Coordinator

Program Advisor

Name: Audrey Finkel

Name: Sarah Maxard

Name: Bonnie Oleksy

E-mail: afinkel@jjc.edu

E-mail: sarah.maxard@jjc.edu

E-mail: boleksy@jjc.edu

Phone: 815-280-6741

Phone: 815-280-2588

Phone: 815-280-2722

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