2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Radiologic Sciences
Degree Plan: Computed Tomography Advanced Technical Certificate

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.

(Advanced Technical Certificate)

Brookhaven campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: ATC.RAD.COMP.TOMO

This program prepares the student to further their radiologic science career with a specialty in computed tomography. The CT technologist uses radiation to produce cross-sectional images of the patient which are used by the physician to make a diagnosis. For the vast majority of the diagnostic procedures, the CT technologist has total responsibility for the care and well-being of the patient and must be prepared to produce quality images with care and empathy.

This program is for graduates or students in their last semester of a radiography program and/or are registered radiographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist licensed by the Texas Department of Health.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology 1 OR 4
SCIT 1407 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 (4)
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology 2 OR 4
SCIT 1408 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 (4)
RADR 2240 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging 2
Prerequisite Total 10
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CTMT 2332 Principles of Computed Tomography 3
CTMT 2267 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer 2
Semester Total 5
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CTMT 2336 Computed Tomography Equipment and Methodology 3
CTMT 1391 Special Topics in Computed Tomography Technology/Technician 3
CTMT 2364 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 24

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.