2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Computed Tomography and MRI Diploma (D45200)

The Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology curriculum prepares the individual to use specialized equipment to visualize cross-sectional anatomical structures and aid physicians in the demonstration of pathologies and disease processes. Individuals entering this curriculum must be a registered or registry-eligible radiologic technologist, radiation therapist, or nuclear medicine technologist.

Course work prepares the technologist to provide patient care and perform studies utilizing imaging equipment, professional communication, and quality assurance in scheduled and emergency procedures through academic and clinical studies.

Graduates may be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Advanced-Level testing in Computed Tomography and/or Magnetic Resonance Imaging examinations. They may find employment in facilities that perform these imaging procedures.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
CAT 210CT Physics & Equipment
3
0

3

CAT 211CT Procedures
4
0

4

CAT 225CT Clinical Practicum
0
0
15

5

CAT 226CT Clinical Practicum
0
0
18

6

MRI 210MRI Physics and Equipment
3
0

3

MRI 211MRI Procedures
4
0

4

MRI 225MRI Clinical Practicum
0
0
15

5

MRI 226MRI Clinical Practicum
0
0
18

6

Total Major Hours: 36

General Education Courses

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

Total General Education Hours: 6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 42

Suggested Sequence of Courses

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
CAT 211CT Procedures
4
0

4

CAT 225CT Clinical Practicum
0
0
15

5

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
7
0
15
12

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
CAT 210CT Physics & Equipment
3
0

3

CAT 226CT Clinical Practicum
0
0
18

6

PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
6
0
18
12

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
MRI 211MRI Procedures
4
0

4

MRI 225MRI Clinical Practicum
0
0
15

5

Total Credit Hours:
4
0
15
9

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursClinical HoursCredits
MRI 210MRI Physics and Equipment
3
0

3

MRI 226MRI Clinical Practicum
0
0
18

6

Total Credit Hours:
3
0
18
9

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 42