Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Career Studies - Health (Radiologic Technology)

Allied Health

221 Linn Hall

319-398-5566

www.kirkwood.edu/alliedhealth

Entry time

Fall, Spring or Summer

Award

Associate of Applied Science degree

Career Studies-Health is designed for Radiologic Technology students in partnership with the Mercy/St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology.

The two-year radiologic technology technical program is taught through Mercy/St. Luke’s, begins each summer and has a separate application process.

Students must complete prerequisite courses at Kirkwood in order to enter the Mercy/St. Luke’s program. After they complete the program and receive their certificate in Radiologic Technology, students can transfer those credits back to Kirkwood and receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Career Studies if the prerequisite courses were taken at Kirkwood.

Career opportunities: hospitals, outpatient clinics, physicians’ offices.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

BCA-189

Microcomputer Literacy

1

BIO-168

Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

4

BIO-173

Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

4

ENG-105

Composition I

3

HSC-115

Medical Terminology

4

MAT-102

Intermediate Algebra

4

PSY-111

Introduction to Psychology

3

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3

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Humanities elective

3

Kirkwood credit hours

29

Upon completion of Mercy/St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology program, 55 technical credits can be transferred to Kirkwood Community College toward an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.

Mercy/St. Luke's credit hours

55

Total program credit hours

84

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