Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2019-2020

Diagnostic Assistant (Radiologic Technology)

Allied Health

2164 Linn Hall

319-398-5566

www.kirkwood.edu/alliedhealth

Entry time
Summer

Award
Associate of Applied Science degree

Diagnostic Assistant 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 Radio-logic 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, mobile imaging companies

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

BCA-189

Microcomputer Literacy

1

BIO-168

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

4

ENG-105

Composition I

3

HSC-115

Medical Terminology

4

BIO-173

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

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

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Electives* (from approved list)

4

 

 

33

Program Class List

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Mercy/St. Luke's School of Radiologic Technology OR Covenant School of Radiographic Technology Courses

29

 

 

29

Total program credit hours

62

*Electives

Does not need to be taken as pre-requisites but must be completed before degree is awarded.

ASL-141

American Sign Language I

4

ADM-257

Professionalism in the Workplace

2

SDV-135

Job Seeking Skills

1

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

BUS-280

Fundamentals of Lean Process Improvement

3

HSC-107

Professionals in Health

2

PEH-111

Personal Wellness

3

PHI-105

Introduction to Ethics

3

PSY-121

Developmental Psychology

3

PSY-241

Abnormal Psychology

3

PSY-251

Social Psychology

3

RDG-130

Effective Reading Strategies

3

SDV-175

Tools for Life Seminar

3

SPC-132

Group Communication

3

SOC-135

Death & Dying

3


Upon completion of Mercy/St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology program, 29 technical credits can be transferred to Kirkwood Community College toward an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.

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