Radiography

Helping doctors get a complete picture of patients suffering from disease or injury is the role of radiographers, who use diagnostic medical imaging to create x-ray images called radiographs. Education programs for radiographers are conducted in cooperation with radiology departments in and around the city where the program is located. The Amarillo College program is directly affiliated with acute-care hospitals in Amarillo, Borger, Dumas, Hereford, and Pampa. Radiography students also rotate through free-standing imaging clinics and private physician offices during their time at AC.

Radiography

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Radiology science is advancing quickly and now includes some of the most sophisticated technological equipment found in any medical-related profession. Advances in technology along with the expansion of radiology departments throughout the country continue to create a strong demand for professionals educated in radiography. Radiographers are primarily employed in hospitals, but many work in out-patient clinics and physician offices. Demand for radiographers continues to remain strong, and the profession offers a high degree of job security.

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Enter the Workforce with a Two Year Degree  

First Semester Prior to Admission
ENGL 1301 - Composition I 3 hrs
PSYC 2301 – General  Psychology 3 hrs
BIOL 2401 - Anatomy and Physiology I 4 hrs
Language, Philosophy & Culture or Creative Arts 3 hrs
Math 1314- College Algebra 3 hrs
SPCH 1318- Interpersonal Communication 3 hrs
First Fall semester  
RADR 1167  Practicum I 1 hrs
RADR 1201  Introduction to Radiography* 2 hrs
RADR 1203  Patient Care 2 hrs
RADR 2313 Biology and Protection 3 hrs
RADR 1411 Basic Procedures  4 hrs
First Spring Semester  
RADR 1267 Practicum II 2 hrs
RADR 1313 Radiographic Imaging I 3 hrs
RADR 2240 Sectional Anatomy 2 hrs
RADR 2401 Intermediate Procedures 4 hrs
Summer  
RADR 1202 Radiographic Image Evaluation I 2 hrs
RADR 2267 Practicum III 2hrs
2nd Fall Semester  
RADR 2217 Radiographic Pathology 2 hrs
RADR 2305 Radiographic  Imaging II 3 hrs
RADR 2309 Radiographic Equipment 3 hrs
RADR 2366 Practicum IV 3 hrs
2nd Spring Semester  
RADR 1250 Radiographic Image Evaluation II 2 hrs
RADR 2235 Radiographic Seminar 2 hrs
RADR 2367 Practicum V 3 hrs