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Curriculum and Costs

For TCC's Radiologic Technology program.

Curriculum 

The Radiologic Science program is taught over eight consecutive quarters. Please note that two summer quarters are included in the program. 

 

Radiologic Science Program Curriculum

TCC’s Radiologic Science program prepares students to take the AART exam and become certified as Registered Radiologic Technologists.

Requirements
Degree Program
Career Options

Associate of Applied Science Degree

 

Two year program leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and a Certificate of Completion. Prepares students to take the ARRT exam. When students successfully pass this examination, they become certified as a Registered Radiologic Technologist, RT(R) ARRT.

Before applying to the Radiologic Science program be sure you have completed all the program prerequisites.

112 Credit Program

 

​Year One
​Course Number ​Course Name ​Credits
​​1st Quarter, Fall (18 credits)
​RS 100 ​Radiologic Sciences Orientation ​3
​RS 101 ​Fundamentals of Radiologic Science & Health Care ​4
​RS 140 ​Radiographic Positioning I ​5
​RS 150 ​Principles of Image Formation  ​1
​RS 170 ​Introduction of Fundamentals of Patient Care 5​
​2nd Quarter, Winter (15 credits)
​RS 108 ​Radiation Physics I ​4
​RS 120 ​Clinical Education I ​5
​RS 141 ​Radiographic Positioning II ​5
​RS 153 ​Principles of Digital Radiography I ​1
​3rd Quarter, Spring (14 credits) 
​RS 109 ​Radiation Physics II ​4
​RS 121 ​Clinical Education II ​5
​RS 142 ​Radiographic Positioning III ​5
4th Quarter, Summer (10 credits)
​RS 122 ​Clinical Education III ​10 
​Year Two
​Course Number ​Course Name ​Credits
​5th Quarter, Fall (17 credits)
​RS 225 ​Clinical Education IV ​8
​RS 243 ​Radiographic Positioning IV ​3
​RS 200 ​Cross Sectional Anatomy ​3
​RS 214 ​Imaging Pathology  ​3
​6th Quarter, Winter (14 credits)
​RS 216 ​Pharmacology IV: Therapy ​3
​RS 226 ​Clinical Education V ​7
​RS 233 ​Leadership and Management ​1
​RS 244 ​Radiographic Positioning V ​3
​7th Quarter, Spring (16 credits) 
​RS 250 ​Advanced Health Care Organization  ​3
​RS 227 ​Clinical Education VI ​7
​RS 255 ​Advanced Imaging Modalities ​2
RS 280 Radiography Registry Review 2
RS 290 Computed Tomography 2
​8th Quarter, Summer (10 credits)
​RS 228 ​Clinical Education VII ​10

Careers in Radiologic Science

Research Careers for this area of study. 

Costs

Need help paying for college? You may be eligible for scholarships and financial aid

Tuition and miscellaneous costs:

Quarters Credits Tuition
Quarter 1 – Fall 18 $1,599.48
Quarter 2 – Winter 15 $1,439.70
Quarter 3 - Spring 14 $1,386.44
Quarter 4 – Summer 10 $1,173.40
Quarter 5 – Fall 17 $1,546.22
Quarter 6 – Winter 14 $1,386.44
Quarter 7 – Spring 16 $1,486.96
Quarter 8 – Summer 10 $1,173.40
  TOTAL $11,192.04

 Approximate miscellaneous costs:

Background check/Health Record Tracking $82.50
WATCH Background check $12/year
Course Lab & Clinical Fees for all 8 quarters $550
Facility, Technology & Safety Fees $320
Books $1,000
Shoes $100
Name Tag $6
Monitor Service TLD $250
Film Markers $50
Leadership Conference (2nd year of program) $400
Health Physical Variable
Immunizations $250+
Medical Insurance Variable
WSRT Membership $20/year
CPNW on-boarding modules $75/year
Trajecsys System $100/year
Bridge Tolls (Gig Harbor Residents) $5 with pass/$6 without pass daily

Graduation and Registered Technologist fees

Washington State Certification $200
National Registry Exam $125 - $200
Graduation Regalia (optional) $25
Passport Photo (2 each) $20


Due to variations in books, disposables, and other associated costs, prices are subject to change without notice. * Tuition cost as of 2018-2019 academic year.