Radiologic Technology, AAS

Room: E-Building, E-300/C-252

Phone: (718) 482-5774


The Radiologic Technology major trains students to be licensed X-Ray technologists. Licensed techs take images of the human body to help the doctor with a diagnosis. The Radiologic Technology (Rad. Tech.) program is coordinated by the Health Sciences Department and leads to an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree. Upon graduation from the program, students are eligible to sit for the national licensed exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Additional information about the association can be found online at The standards of practice for a Radiologic Technologist are also established by the New York State Division of Professional Licensing, Department of Health (DOH) and the Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection of New York State.

Are You Interested In...

  • Helping others?
  • Technology?
  • Taking images?
  • Human body?

Skills You Will Learn

  • Apply Radiation to obtain images
  • Image all of the human body
  • Operate imaging equipment
  • All aspects of patient care

What makes this major unique?

Radiology Technology combines the arts and sciences while immersed in technology. A satisfaction of producing images of the human body using digital technology and helping produce a tool that can help in the diagnosis of injuries and or diseases. Each day is different as technologists deal with a patient for a short amount of time with different circumstances.

Career Possibilities

Licensed Radiologic Technologists can immediately enter the workforce. Stepping stone to advancement in other imaging modalities such as Mammography, CT, MRI, Interventional Radiography, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Therapy.

  • Licensed Radiologic Technologist
  • Management
  • Education

Transfer Possibilities

  • LaGuardia Adult & Continuing Education – Mammography
  • LaGuardia Adult & Continuing Education – CT and MRI
  • City Tech – BS in Health Services Management
  • City Tech – BS in Radiologic Technology

Degree Requirements

A. REQUIRED CORE: 13 credits

English: 6 credits

  • ENG101 English Composition I* 3
    (or ENA101 depending on placement)
  • ENG102 Writing through Literature 3

Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning: 3 credits

  • MAT115 College Algebra and Trigonometry 3
  • MAT117 Algebra and Trigonometry
    (depending on placement)

Life and Physical Sciences: 4 credits

  • SCB203 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4

B. FLEXIBLE CORE: 7 credits**
To complete the degree requirements, students are advised to select the following:

  • Scientific World
    • SCB204 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
  • U.S. Experience in its Diversity
    • SSN187 Urban Sociology*** 3


*Pre-clinical course

** Additional Common Core courses will be required when transferring to a CUNY College.

*** The Prerequisite for SSN187 is waived for students in the Radiologic Technology program.

To complete the degree requirements from the Flexible Core, students are advised to select courses from the recommended course selections listed on the program website.

Course Credits
Health Science 0
HSF090 First Year Seminar for Health Sciences 0
Radiologic Technology
SCX101 Radiologic Technology I 3
SCX102 Radiologic Technology II 3
SCX105 Radiologic Procedures I /w Lab 4
SCX106 Radiologic Procedures II /w Lab 4
SCX109 Clinical I 2
SCX110 Principles of Radiologic Exposure I 3
SCX111 Principles of Radiologic Exposure II 3
SCX119 Clinical II 2
SCX129 Clinical III 2
SCX201 Radiologic Technology III 3
SCX205 Radiologic Technology Procedures III with Lab 4
SCX209 Clinical IV 2
SCX219 Clinical V 2
SCX229 Clinical VI 2
SCX240 Cross Sectional Anatomy 1
SCX245 Pathology and Fracture Radiography 2
SCX250 Imaging Modalities I 3
SCX260 Film Evaluation and Critique 2