2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
  
    Oct 21, 2019  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog

Radiation Therapy Technology, AAS [RADTHR-AAS, 82 Total Credits]


LIMITED ENTRY PROGRAM

This is a limited-entry program. Some of these courses are program prerequisites and MUST be completed before a student is considered eligible for entry into the Program. Students MUST attend a Health Programs orientation and meet with a Health Programs advisor for additional advisement.


DESCRIPTION

The Radiation Therapy Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares graduates to work with the Radiation Oncologist in delivering daily doses of ionizing radiation for cancer treatment. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National examination for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Certification in Radiation Therapy. A limited entry program; students must attend a health programs orientation and meet with the Health Programs Advisor for additional counseling.


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Demonstrate the ability to pass the ARRT national accreditation examination.

  2. Demonstrate basic knowledge of what cancer is and how cancer is treated.

  3. Demonstrate competency in the operation of linear accelerator and performance of emergency procedures.

  4. Demonstrate the ability to pursue opportunities in management after sufficient clinical experience has been earned.

General Education Requirements (31 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences (3 Credits)


Recommended: PSY 101

  • any AM prefix course
  • or  any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
  • or  any ART prefix course
  • or  any COM prefix course
  • or  any ECON prefix course
  • or  ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
  • or  GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
  • or  any HIST prefix course
  • or  any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
  • or  any PHIL prefix course
  • or  PHO 101 - Beginning Photography
  • or  any PSC prefix course
  • or  any PSY prefix course
  • or  any SOC prefix course
  • or  any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
  • or  WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
  • or  World Languages 101B or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)