Mar 29, 2023
CODE: RADTHR-AAS | TOTAL CREDITS: 82 | FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible
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.
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.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate clinical competence in the following skill sets. Head & Neck, Breast, Gastrointestinal, Lung, Gynecologic, Genitourinary and extremity set-ups.
- Communicate effectively with physicians, nurses, physicist, radiation therapy and other members of the treatment team.
- Utilize critical thinking and problem-solving skills to effectively set up and deliver the radiation treatment.
- Obtain qualifications to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) National Certification Examination.
General Education Requirements
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 31
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.
Communications (3 Credits)
Human Relations (3 Credits)
Natural Science (12 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)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Recommended: HIST 100 or PSC 101
Special Program Requirements
TOTAL SPECIAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 51