Radiologic Technology

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate efficient patient care skills and techniques that will promote safety in the work environment.
  2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the radiographic appearances of normal and abnormal anatomical structures in the human body.
  3. Students will be able to apply the principles and practices of radiation protection during diagnostic procedures in order to minimize exposure to the patient, public, and the radiographer.
  4. Students will demonstrate competence in performing diagnostic imaging procedures through the application of learned positioning and radiographic techniques.
  5. Students will be able to recognize and apply the medicolegal aspects of the radiology profession to include the rights of the patient, occupational personnel, and medical facilities.

Advisory Committee Members

Charlie Aguirre, RT(R), CNMT, Director of Radiology, South Texas Health System - McAllen Medical Center/McAllen Heart Hospital
Marisela Borjas, RT(ARRT), RDMS, Valley Lead Sonographer, Driscoll Children’s Hospital
Ralph Martinez, RT(R), BSM, Director of Radiology, Mission Regional Medical Center
Hermilo Peña, MBA, RT(R)(CT)(MR), Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist, VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System
Jose F. Tovar, MSHA, RT(R), Director of Diagnostic Imaging, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Laurence Weinreich, MBA, CRA, RT(R), Director of Radiology, Edinburg Regional Medical Center and Children's Hospital
Sandra Yanez, RT(R), Director of Radiology, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science

TSI Liable

Plan of Study Grid
Pre-requisiteCredit Hours
RADR 1309 Introduction to Radiography and Patient Care 1 3
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I 2 4
Math Elective 2 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 2 3
 Credit Hours13
First Year
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
RADR 1411 Basic Radiographic Procedures 4
RADR 1313 Principles of Radiographic Imaging I 3
RADR 1360 Clinical 3
 Credit Hours14
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 2 3
RADR 2401 Intermediate Radiographic Procedures 4
RADR 2305 Principles of Radiographic Imaging II 3
RADR 1266 Practicum I 2
 Credit Hours12
RADR 1267 Practicum II 2
 Credit Hours2
Second Year
RADR 2331 Advanced Radiographic Procedures 3
RADR 2309 Radiographic Imaging Equipment 3
RADR 2266 Practicum III 2
 Credit Hours8
Humanities Elective 2 3
RADR 2217 Radiographic Pathology 2
RADR 2313 Radiation Biology & Protection 3
RADR 2267 Practicum IV 2
 Credit Hours10
RADR 2335 CAPSTONE: Radiologic Technology Seminar 3
RADR 2166 Practicum V 1
 Credit Hours4
 Total Credit Hours63

HESI A2 exam scores are required prior to registration for RADR 1309 Introduction to Radiography and Patient Care.


Identifies courses to fulfill minimum 15 credit hour General Education requirement.