Course Descriptions

The following is a complete listing of courses offered at MCC. You can also visit our Programs of Study page for a list of course requirements necessary to complete your degree.

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Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">AAD - Applied Art and Design</span></div>]
AAD - Applied Art and Design
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">ACC - Accounting</span></div>]
ACC - Accounting
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">ACD - Alcohol/Chemical Dependency</span></di
ACD - Alcohol/Chemical Dependency
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AFS - African American Studies
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AGS - Agricultural Studies
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ANT - Anthropology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">ARA - Arabic/Foreign Language</span></div>]
ARA - Arabic/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">ART - Art</span></div>]
ART - Art
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ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">ATP - Automotive Technology</span></div>]
ATP - Automotive Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">BIO - Biology</span></div>]
BIO - Biology
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BUS - Business
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">CDL - Interdisciplinary</span></div>]
CDL - Interdisciplinary
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">CE  - Cooperative Education-Disney World</sp
CE - Cooperative Education-Disney World
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">CE  - Hospitality</span></div>]
CE - Hospitality
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">CEL - Leadership</span></div>]
CEL - Leadership
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">CHE - Chemistry</span></div>]
CHE - Chemistry
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CHI - Chinese/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">CIN - Cinema Studies</span></div>]
CIN - Cinema Studies
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Cinema Studies
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CIS - Computer Information Systems
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CIT - Civil and Construction Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician</span><
CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician
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COM - Communication
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COS - College Success
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CPT - Computer Technology
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CRC - Computer Related Curricula
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CRJ - Criminal Justice
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CSC - Computer Science
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DAS - Dental Assisting
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DEN - Dental Hygiene
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">EBL - Experience Based Learning</span></div>
EBL - Experience Based Learning
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ECE - Education and Early Care
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ECO - Economics
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">EDU - Education</span></div>]
EDU - Education
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ELT - Electrical Engineering Technology/Electronics
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EMS - Emergency Medical Services
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">ENG - English Literature</span></div>]
ENG - English Literature
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ENG - English Writing
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ENR - Engineering Science
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">ESL - English For Speakers Of Other Language
ESL - English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)
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FPT - Fire Protection Technology
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FRE - French/Foreign Language
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FSA - Food Service Administration
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GEG - Geography
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GEO - Geology
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GER - German/Foreign Language
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GLF - Golf Management
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GLS - Global Studies
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GSS - Gender and Sexuality Studies
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HBR - Hebrew/Foreign Language
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HED - Health Education
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HEG - Health Education Global
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HEG - Health Professions
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HIM - Health Information Technology
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HIS - History
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HMN - Humanities
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HON - Honors Studies
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Honors Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">HSM - Homeland Security Administration</span
HSM - Homeland Security Administration
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HSP - Hospitality
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HTL - Hotel Technology
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HUM - Human Services
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HVA - Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning
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IDE - Interior Design
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ITA - Italian/Foreign Language
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JPN - Japanese/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">LAW - Law</span></div>]
LAW - Law
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">LDS - Leadership</span></div>]
LDS - Leadership
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">MAR - Marketing</span></div>]
MAR - Marketing
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">MET - Mechanical Technology</span></div>]
MET - Mechanical Technology
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MTH - Mathematics
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MUS - Music
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">NUR - Nursing</span></div>]
NUR - Nursing
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OFT - Office Technology
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OPT - Optical Systems Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">PE  - Physical Education--Coed</span></div>]
PE - Physical Education--Coed
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PEC - Physical Education--Coed
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">PEJ - Physical Education-Criminal Justice</s
PEJ - Physical Education-Criminal Justice
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PEM - Physical Education--Men
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PEW - Physical Education-Women
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">PHL - Philosophy</span></div>]
PHL - Philosophy
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PHO - Photography
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">PHY - Physics</span></div>]
PHY - Physics
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">PLE - Police: Law Enforcement</span></div>]
PLE - Police: Law Enforcement
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PLS - Paralegal Studies
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POS - Political Science
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PPE - Physical Studies/Physical Education
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">PSC - Public Safety Communications</span></d
PSC - Public Safety Communications
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PSC - Public Safety Training
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PST - Public Safety Training
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">PSY - Psychology</span></div>]
PSY - Psychology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">Public Speaking</span></div>]
Public Speaking
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">REA - Reading</span></div>]
REA - Reading
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">SBS - Social & Behavioral Sciences</span></d
SBS - Social & Behavioral Sciences
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SCI - Science
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SCR - Computer Security
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SGT - Surgical Technology
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SMT - Sports Management
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SOC - Sociology
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SPA - Spanish/Foreign Language
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SPC - Speech Communication
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content"><span style="font-weight:bold">STT - Solar Thermal Technology</span></div>]
STT - Solar Thermal Technology
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SUS - Sustainability Studies
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SVL - Service Learning
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TAM - Tooling and Machining
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TEK - Technology
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THE - Theatre
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TOY - Toyota
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TRS - Transitional Studies
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TVL - Travel And Tourism
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URS - Urban Studies
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XRT - Radiologic Technology

XRT 105 - Medical Imaging Terminology

1 Credit

This course introduces the student to the use of proper medical terminology related to anatomical references, positioning terminology, prefixes, suffixes, roots, pathology terms, medical shorthand, and technical factors.

XRT 106 - Patient Care in Medical Imaging

1 Credit

This course introduces students to the proper use of medical equipment, patient rights, handling of patients, standard precautions, other precaution protocols, patient communication and interactions, common medications, tubes and lines, current regulations, treatments, and protocols used in patient care and infection control.

XRT 107 - Image Processing

1 Credit

This course introduces students to computer fundamentals, modern electronic processing including digital imaging receptor construction, image production on various electronic receptors, technical considerations and computer image processing with an overview of traditional film processing.

XRT 108 - Contrast Media

1 Credit

This course focuses on pharmacology principles, physiology of the vascular system, types and makeup of various types of contrast media, routes of contrast media administration, administration of contrast guidelines, reactions to contrast media and emergency treatments of contrast media reactions.

Pre-Requisites: XRT 111 and XRT 151; each with a grade of C or better.

XRT 109 - Skull Imaging

1 Credit

This course focuses on the anatomy and positioning of the skull, sinuses and facial bones including sutures, foramen, fissures, relevant landmarks and baselines. Standard and unique positions of the skull, including trauma studies, will be covered.

Pre-Requisites: XRT 111 and XRT 151; each with a grade of C or better.

XRT 111 - Radiographic Technology I

9 Credits

An introductory course in radiographic technology fundamentals. The course focuses on radiographic positioning procedural competency, radiographic exposure principles and application, radiographic image processing essentials, medical terminology, and basic patient care.

XRT 114 - Imaging Procedures 1

4 Credits

This course introduces students to basic radiography principles as they apply to imaging procedures. Positioning terminology, landmarks and basic positioning procedures are covered. The laboratory experiences provide students the opportunity to practice hands-on positioning and be evaluated on early positioning skills.

XRT 115 - Image Production 1

2 Credits

This course introduces students to basic math, general science and physics concepts. The course starts from basic technical applications of technical factors when obtaining medical images. Laboratory experience allows students to apply theoretical concepts utilizing actual imaging equipment.

XRT 122 - Radiographic Technology II

6 Credits

Study of advanced radiographic positioning procedures, and in-depth radiographic exposure principles and experimental applications. Additional emphasis is on contrast media used in diagnostic imaging, pediatric radiography, and radiography of the skull, sinuses, and temporal bone.

Prerequisites: XRT 111 and XRT 151 with a grade of C or better.

XRT 124 - Imaging Procedures 2

2 Credits

This course is a continuation of Imaging Procedures 1 with a focus on advanced anatomy, physiology and positioning of the gastrointestinal system, spine, thorax, urinary/reproductive systems, pediatric and geriatric modifications and special imaging procedures. Content also includes patient safety and legal considerations. A laboratory component is included for hands-on practice.

Prerequisite: XRT 111 and XRT 151; each with a grade of C or better.

XRT 125 - Image Production 2

2 Credits

This course is a continuation of Image Production 1. It will focus on the creation of image contrast, the relationship between contrast and penetrability, the production and control of scatter radiation, the effect of scatter radiation effect on contrast, technical factors and their effect on contrast, the effects of the use of various imaging modalities and the analysis and evaluation of technical principles on an image.

Prerequisites: XRT 111 and XRT 151; each with a grade of C or better.

XRT 151 - Orientation/Clinical Education I

4 Credits

An overview of diagnostic radiography and its role in health care delivery including specific guidelines, responsibilities, policies, and clinical education experience. Emphasis is on orientation to the program and the clinical setting, radiography as a health science profession, professional ethics, and safety issues.

MCC General Education: MCC-HW - Health and Wellness (MHW), MCC-VE - Values and Ethics (MVE)

XRT 152 - Clinical Education II

4 Credits

A continuation of XRT 151. This course is designed to involve students in supervised direct delivery of diagnostic radiographic services at an assigned clinical education center. A structured clinical learning plan enables the student to gain experience in basic routine procedures and gradually move through mastery learning toward competent clinical attitudes and skills development.

Prerequisites: XRT 111 and XRT 151 with a grade of C or better.

XRT 153 - Clinical Education III

4 Credits

A continuation of XRT 152. This course is designed to involve students in supervised direct delivery of diagnostic radiographic services at an assigned clinical education center. A structured clinical learning plan enables the student to gain experience in standard routine procedures and gradually move through mastery learning toward competent clinical attitudes and skills development. Additional laboratory focus is on mammography including competency testing.

Prerequisites: XRT 122 and XRT 152 with a grade of C or better, and PHY 141.

XRT 211 - Radiographic Technology III

3 Credits

Study of advanced radiography of the facial bones by producing and evaluating phantom radiographic images. Continuation of advanced radiographic exposure utilizing theory, applications, and problem solving. Additional focus is on the fundamental principles of radiation biology and protection with emphasis on implications for technologists.

Prerequisite: XRT 153 with a grade of C or better.

XRT 214 - Image Production 3

1 Credit

This is the third and final part of Image Production and will focus on advanced electronics, electromagnetism principles, creation of electric current, voltage, resistance, electromagnetic devices, electronics problems, x-ray circuit, tube alignment, geometry of image formation, proper use of primary and ancillary x-ray equipment. Advanced principles of electronic image production and processing is covered. A focus is on math problems, critical thinking and analysis.

Prerequisite: XRT 153 with a grade of C or better.

XRT 215 - Sectional Anatomy

1 Credit

Designed to provide students in the diagnostic imaging sciences a basic understanding of three dimensional structure relationships of normal anatomy. Transverse, cornal, sagittal orientation of visceral anatomy of the head, neck, thorax, abdomen and pelvis will be presented with emphasis in the transverse plane. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance images will be used as supplemental learning tools.

Prerequisites: XRT 153 with a grade of C or better

XRT 216 - Radiation Protection and Biology

2 Credits

This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles of radiation. It focuses on radiation safety principles and statutory regulations from the NRC, NCRP and the New York State Department of Health. It also presents a comprehensive study of protection with emphasis on the basic concepts of dose measurement, interaction of radiation with matter, maximum permissible dose, radiation effects in biological systems, and personnel and patient protection methods.

Prerequisite: XRT 153 with a grade of C or better.

XRT 220 - Imaging Pathology I

1 Credit

Designed to examine medical images for pathologic processes as compared to normal anatomy and topography. The main focus is on the study of changes which occur as a result of disease and injury which necessitate alteration of standard radiographic exposure applications. Probes pathology of the respiratory system, alimentary tract, and the hepatobiliary system.

Prerequisite: XRT 153 with a grade of C or better.

XRT 222 - Radiographic Technology IV

5 Credits

The study of advance imaging such as special procedures, interventional radiography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. Fundamentals applications of quality assurance for diagnostic radiology occurs in the energized x-ray laboratory. Additional focus is on radiographic equipment analysis and concepts of radiography management.

Prerequisites: XRT 211, XRT 215, and XRT 251 with a grade of C or better.

XRT 224 - Quality Assurance

1 Credit

This course focuses on national and state criteria for quality assurance and quality control requirements for imaging equipment. This course provides the rationale for a quality assurance program, methodology for such a program, and equipment performance tests, evaluations, and analysis.

Prerequisites: XRT 211 and XRT 251; each with a grade of C or better.

XRT 226 - Management and Leadership in Radiology

1 Credit

This course will provide students with an overview of the structure and function of an imaging department in Medical Imaging Center or clinic. The focus is two fold: to provide the students with an awareness of oneself, as it relates to successful employment via harmony with management and it will help the student in establishing stronger communication skills through verbal and written exercises and projects.

Prerequisites: XRT 211 and XRT 251; each with a grade of C or better.

XRT 227 - Computed Tomography Principles

1 Credit

This course will cover the technology of computed tomography. It will include scanner generations, scanner components and operation, tubes and detectors, image acquisition and the components required for image creation and viewing.

Prerequisites: XRT 211 and XRT 251; each with a grade of C or better.

XRT 228 - Advanced Imaging

2 Credits

This course will study the evolution of angiographic techniques, historical to present, which include the pioneers of angiographic and interventional radiology. The equipment used, supplies needed, imaging technologies, computerized programming, procedures commonly performed, cutdown techniques and catheters used will be presented.

Prerequisites: XRT 211 and XRT 251; each with a grade of C or better.

XRT 230 - Imaging Pathology II

1 Credit

A continuation of XRT 220. Designed to examine medical images for pathologic processes as compared to normal anatomy and topography. The main focus is on the study of changes which occur as a result of disease and injury which necessitate alteration of standard imaging exposure applications. Probes pathology of the all systems including respiratory, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, urinary, reproductive system, osseous system and joints,heredity and nutritional changes and the central nervous system. All aspects of the imaging of neoplastic conditions will also be reviewed.

Prerequisite: XRT 220.

XRT 251 - Clinical Education IV

8 Credits

A continuation of XRT 153. This course is designed to involve students in supervised direct delivery of diagnostic radiographic services at an assigned clinical education center. A structured clinical learning plan enables the student to gain experience in advanced procedures and gradually move through mastery learning toward competent clinical attitudes and skills development.

Prerequisite: XRT 153 with a grade of C or better.

XRT 252 - Clinical Education V

8 Credits

A continuation of XRT 251. This course is designed to involve students in supervised direct delivery of diagnostic radiographic services at an assigned clinical education center. A structured clinical learning plan enables the student to gain experience in advanced procedures and move through mastery learning toward competent clinical attitudes and skills development. Additional emphasis is on procedural proficiency leading to professional competence. Completion of all clinical education requirements and submission of the student's clinical portfolio is essential in order to graduate.

Prerequisites: XRT 211, XRT 215, and XRT 251 with a grade of C or better.

MCC General Education: MCC-TL - Technological Literacy (MTL)

XRT 253 - Supplemental Clinical Education (Optional)

Variable Credit

This is not a required course. It is designed as an extension of the clinical education experience for those students who need additional time to successfully complete the required clinical competencies/graduate outcomes. Primarily intended as a supplement to XRT 252 and offered concurrently with XRT 153 (seven week summer session).

XRT 290 - Independent Study

Variable Credit

See the Program Director.