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Course Number: MRIT 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Special Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program or other Diagnostic Imaging program.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. (2 Lab.)


Course Number: MRIT 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Program.
Course Description: Magnetic resonance imaging. Focuses on the underlying scientific theory and practice leading to magnetic resonance imaging. Includes the concepts and scientific principles employed in magnetic resonance imaging techniques. Emphasis on principles of magnetism and interactions of living matter within magnetic fields. Learning Outcomes: Explain the safety hazards and the control of ferromagnetic materials near a magnetic resonance imager; describe the basic construction of magnetic resonance imaging devices; and relate various radiofrequency pulse sequences to their use in diagnostic imaging. Analyze the effect of a change in spin density, relaxation time, and phase coherence; and compare and contrast various radiofrequency pulse sequences used in magnetic resonance imaging. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: MRIT 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Magnetic Resonance Equipment and Methodology

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: MRIT 2330.
Course Description: This course is a continuation of MRIT 2330 and provides the advanced principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to prepare students to enter the field of MRI Technology. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: MRIT 2374 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Advanced Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: MRIT 2334.
Course Description: Operation of magnetic resonance imaging equipment. Focuses on routine protocols, image quality, and quality control of magnetic resonance imaging. Includes theory and application of magnetic resonance imaging equipment and the principles of patient imaging techniques utilizing the equipment. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: MRIT 2563 (5 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Clinical-Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (15 Ext.)


Course Number: MRIT 2660 (6 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Clinical - Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (18 Ext.)


Course Number: MRIT 2661 (6 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Clinical - Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (18 Ext.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.