May 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Radiography, A.S.


Radiographers are experts in the art and science of diagnostic medical radiography and are valuable members of the healthcare team. The Associate of Science in Radiography Program at Casper College spans 24 months of continuous education which includes two summer sessions. Didactic instruction (theory), is conducted at the college where students are required to obtain 53-58 academic-technical credit hours. Clinical instruction (practicum), is conducted at multiple radiology facilities in Casper, Sheridan, Gillette, and Lander/Riverton area, for a total of 1125 clinical education hours accounting for an additional 20 clinical education credits.  Please see the program director for more information on facility rotations.  

Casper College’s radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), located at 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-2901. The JRCERT phone number is (312) 704-5300 and the website with program information is located at JRCERT.ORG. Graduates of this program meet eligibility requirements for taking the national certification examination in radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Upon passing this examination, students are certified as Registered Radiologic Technologists, R.T., ARRT, with all rights and privileges. The ARRT may refuse certification to a person who has a prior felony conviction. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists is located at 1255 Northland Drive, St. Paul, MN; and can be reached by phone at (651) 687-0048. Please consult the radiography program director for further information.



For more information on the Radiography admission guide and Radiography program policy manual and guidelines or contact the program director Jennifer Harshman at 307-268-2587 or email jharshman@caspercollege.edu.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: (19 Credits)


Must be completed before starting the RDTK program

FIRST YEAR


These courses are taken after acceptance into the program

SECOND YEAR


Summer Semester (2 Credits)


Total Program Credits (86.33 Credits)


Note:


All general education courses must be passed with a “C” or better.  The normal length of this program is two academic years at 15-17 credit hours per semester.

Program Note:


To Continue in the Associate of Science Radiography Program, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better and earn a “C” or better in all radiography, allied health, and laboratory science courses.

 Summer semesters are required for this program.

Graduation Requirements:


A minimum of 60 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see ” Academic Information” and “Degree Requirements.”

Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate Degree in Nursing.