Radiographic Sciences AS

The Associate of Science in Radiographic Science degree is a three-year program of study. The first year of pre-professional courses includes General Education Core and support courses. Professional courses include study and practice in clinical application of radiographic procedures for the purposes of imaging all parts of the human body for medical diagnosis. Practice will be in community hospitals and clinics. Graduates of the program will be eligible to complete the certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Mission & Goals

To produce competent practitioners in the field of diagnostic imaging who demonstrate professionalism and a commitment to high quality patient care.

Expected Outcomes of the LCSC Radiographic Science Program include:

  1. Graduates who have received a high quality education in radiographic science
  2. Graduates who possess values and behaviors which demonstrate awareness of and respect for human diversity and cultural awareness
  3. Graduates who are committed to continued professional growth & life-long learning

Accreditation

Lewis-Clark State College is accredited by the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Admission and Degree Requirements

  1. Completion of pre-program requirements at LCSC or an accredited university or college.
  2. Submission of completed Application to the Division of Nursing and Health Sciences. See the division web site (www.lcsc.edu/nursing) for admission criteria (TOEFL, GPA, entrance test, prerequisite and support coursework) and deadlines. Non-refundable fee must accompany application. Admission is competitive with a limited number of spaces each year.
  3. Transfer students must submit course descriptions of prerequisite and support courses with application to determine equivalency.
  4. Applicable policies and information are located in the NHS Student and the Pre-Program Policies and Information Handbook on the Division web page.

General Education Core

Written Communication
Select one of the following:6.00
COLLEGE WRITING
and RESEARCH WRITING
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-4.00
MATHEMATICS AS A LIBERAL ART
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS (or MATH-147A & MATH-147B)
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
FOUNDATION OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II
MATH FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
Select one of the following:3.00
SURVEY OF ART
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Scientific Ways of Knowing
BIOL-252HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I4.00
CHEM-105GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY4.00
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select from two disciplines:6.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Diversity
Select one from the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values
Select one of the following:3.00
ID 300A - 300T (see course description for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
Total Credits38.00-39.00

Program Requirements

Support Courses
BIOL-253HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II4.00
Major Requirements
RS-201MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR RADIOGRAPHERS2.00
RS-220PATIENT CARE IN RADIOGRAPHY2.00
RS-221RADIOGRAPHIC METHODS I3.00
RS-222RADIOGRAPHIC METHODS II3.00
RS-224RADIOGRAPHIC PHYSICS3.00
RS-240QUALITY ASSURANCE AND TECHNICAL IMAGING3.00
RS-242CR/DR APPLICATIONS1.00
RS-255RADIOGRAPHIC PATHOLOGY3.00
RS-258SPECIAL PROCEDURES I2.00
RS-261APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY I8.00
RS-330RADIOBIOLOGY3.00
RS-355REGISTRY REVIEW2.00
RS-358SPECIAL PROCEDURES II1.00
RS-362APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY II10.00
RS-363APPLIED RADIOGRAPHY III10.00
Total Credits60.00

1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) in all completed coursework from all colleges and universities.

2. Science GPA of at least 2.5 in courses in the list below marked with * prior to program admission.

3. CORE Comm must be completed before beginning clinical courses.

Summary

General Education38
Support Courses4
Major Requirements56
Total98