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Associate in Applied Science Degree in Radiography

Associate of Applied Science
Virginia Highlands Community College

This program prepares students to become entry level radiographers.


Program Credit Requirements
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The table below provides the requirements to complete this program. If you have an account and have created a Portfolio, the table includes the "Applied Credits" column. This column shows how the credits you earned based on the experiences you entered may be applied to satisfy these requirements.

Please note that some courses may count towards more than one requirement such as meeting a general education requirement and a major specific requirement. The course will be listed under the first matching requirement. Please contact the institution with questions.

The program map provided below is an estimate based on courses identified as a result of reviewing your portfolio and the requirements for the selected program.

A formal determination of credits awarded for your prior learning and their applicability to the degree requirements can only be made by the institution. The formal determination and resulting map may reflect higher or lower number of credits to be completed to achieve this program.
Requirements
Required Credits
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Radiography
72
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Radiography
72
Radiography
72
English Requirement
3
English Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
Radiography Requirements
48
Radiography Requirements
48
Earn 48 credits: Complete the following
Earn 48 credits: Use the following rules
Complete the following
Use the following rules
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Complete courses from the following Course list:
Science Require
8
Science Require
8
Earn 8 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
DEV PSY Requirement
3
DEV PSY Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
Orientation to College Studies
1
Orientation to College Studies
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Health Requirement for Health
3
Health Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
Humanities Requirement
3
Humanities Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Math Requirement
3
Math Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
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This requires a minimum GPA of 2
Residency
72
Transfer credits will be evaluated, and as applicable, up to 54 credits may be applied to this program.
Plan GPA for 172
72
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
Program Overview & Guidance
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Delivery Mode
In-Person
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Delivery Mode
Online
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Delivery Mode
Hybrid
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Program Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Is This Degree Right For Me? This program prepares students to become entry level radiographers.
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Virginia Highlands Community College within your first year via College Connect
Are there other program requirements beyond specific courses?
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Program Successes & Highlights
What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Associate Transfer Degree Completion

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning Students planning to transfer are encouraged to check with the transfer institution to confirm acceptance of A.P. credits.
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Virginia Highlands Community College
College Level Information
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Transfer Center
External Link
Transfer Admission Application
External Link
College Fit Guidance What You Need to Know
Is This College Right For Me?
Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
First Year Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions The GAA application process varies by transfer institution. Please visit the Campus Connection Center in ISC 133 for specific application processes.
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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This section displays degrees most closely related to this program and to which you may be able to transfer. Please click the degree name to visit that program page.
Institution Title Degree Award Name Award Level
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - RadiographyAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Central Virginia Community CollegeAAS in Radiologic TechnologyAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in RadiographyAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Southwest Virginia Community College Associate of Applied Science Degree in RadiographyAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Diagnostic Medical SonographyBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Second Modality)BachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Nuclear Medicine TechnologyBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Nuclear Medicine Technology (Degree Completion)BachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Nuclear Medicine Technology (Second Modality)BachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Radiation TherapyBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Radiation Therapy (Degree Completion)BachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Radiation Therapy (Second Modality)BachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in RadiographyBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityClinical Radiation Sciences, Bachelor of Science, with concentration in Radiography (Degree Completion)BachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Piedmont Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in RadiographyAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Northern Virginia Community CollegeRadiography, A.A.S.AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Careers Where This Degree Applies
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O*Net Code Name Description Parent
25-1071.00Health Specialties Teachers, PostsecondaryTeach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
29-2034.00Radiologic Technologists and TechniciansTake x-rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's bloodstream for diagnostic or research purposes. Includes radiologic technologists and technicians who specialize in other scanning modalities.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations