Courses & Programs

Radiographic Techniques & Control 1

COURSE CODE: RDL 122

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: MTH 095 or MTH 099 with a C- or better or SM18, or equivalent score on the Mathematics Placement Examination.

Provides an introduction to Radiography including, history, the basic operating principles of X-ray generators, and radiographic imaging equipment. Topics include digital and computed image production, various imaging receptors, and the prime factors used to produce radiographs. The latter combines lecture with actual experience in the clinical affiliate. Manipulation of general radiograph equipment and accessories takes place in the clinical affiliate during Clinical Education and Lab Experience I, which is concurrent. A grade of C+ or better is required in all RDL courses to remain in and graduate from this program. Prerequisite: MTH 095 or MTH 099 with a C- or better or SM18, or equivalent score on the Mathematics Placement Examination.