Degree Programs - Requirements

The suggested sequence for full-time students is shown below.

Competency or
Program Requirement
Course Number and Title Required
FIRST SEMESTER fall/1st yr.)
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Scientific Knowledge BIO*H211 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
Program Requirement RAD*H112 Orientation to Radiologic Technology 3
Program Requirement RAD*H197 Clinical Practice 2
SECOND SEMESTER (spring/1st yr.)
Scientific Reasoning PHY*H110 Introduction to Physics 4
Social Phenomena PSY*H111 General Psychology I 3
Program Requirement RAD*H113 Radiologic Physics and Radiographic Quality I 3
Program Requirement RAD*H198 Clinical Practice 2
Program Requirement BIO*H212 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
THIRD SEMESTER (summer/1st yr.)
Program Requirement RAD*H114 Contrast Media Procedures and Radiographic Quality II 3
Program Requirement RAD*H199 Clinical Practice 2
FOURTH SEMESTER (fall/2nd yr.)
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication listed 3
Oral Communication COM*H100 Introduction to Communications 3
Program Requirement RAD*H200 Radiologic Physics & Diagnostic Imaging Modalities 3
Program Requirement RAD*H222 Radiobiology and Protection 3
Program Requirement RAD*H297 Clinical Practice 3
Program Requirement PSY*H201 Lifespan Development 3
FIFTH SEMESTER (spring/2nd yr.)
Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics CSA*H105 Introduction to Software Applications 3
Historical Knowledge HIS*H101 Western Civilization I,
HIS*H102 Western Civilization II,
HIS*H201 U.S. History I, or
HIS*H202 U.S. History II
Program Requirement RAD*H215 Radiographic Pathology 3
Program Requirement RAD*H298 Clinical Practice 3
SIXTH SEMESTER (summer/2nd yr.)
Program Requirement RAD*H217 Seminar in Radiology 3
Program Requirement RAD*H299 Clinical Practice 2
Total Credits: 68


Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Clinical Affiliates:

Bristol Hospital, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
Danbury Hospital, Diagnostic Imaging of Southbury
Greater Waterbury Imaging Center,
Naugatuck Valley Radiological Associates,
(West Main Street and Prospect locations)
Orthopaedics of New England, St. Mary’s Hospital
Waterbury Hospital Health Center

Degree Programs - Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

Program Mission

The Radiologic Technology Program prepares students to enter the imaging sciences as an educated and skilled radiographer. The program, founded on close alliances with the professional community and the use of educational technology, creates a learning environment that prepares radiographers who:

  • Combine efficiency and compassion when imaging patients.
  • Practice in accordance with theoretical knowledge and essential skills.
  • Maintain high ethical standards.
  • Strive for continued development as a professional.
  • Commit to clinical excellence.

Program Outcomes

The following goals further support the mission statement of the Radiologic Technology Program:

  1. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
  2. Students will demonstrate clinical competence when performing entry level imaging procedures.
  3. Students will exhibit professional growth and development.
  4. Students will combine critical thinking & problem solving skills during the performance of imaging procedures.
  5. The program will graduate students with entry level skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate appropriate oral communication skills.
  • Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate personal and patient radiation protection.
  • Students will accurately position patients.
  • Students will demonstrate professional and ethical behavior.
  • Students will value the importance of continued professional development
  • Students will select technical factors when performing non-routine radiographic procedures.
  • Students will choose appropriate positioning when performing non-routine radiographic procedures.