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Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

The Radiologic Technology, AAS degree program is granted by Metropolitan Community College, but coordinated at JCCC.

The radiologic technology curriculum (X-ray technology) consists of a continuous 24-month period of study. Areas of study are radiographic exposure, positioning and anatomy, and the use of imaging equipment. The program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

The JCCC radiologic technology program is offered to Johnson County residents in cooperation with MCC-Penn Valley Community College. Related courses are taken at JCCC with lab and clinical courses held at MCC-Penn Valley or at a cooperating health facility. You must be accepted as a student at JCCC and accepted into the program by MCC-Penn Valley. Consult with a JCCC counselor for more information.

Program courses and credit hours are subject to change because of requirement changes at the degree-granting institution. Contact MCC-Penn Valley Community College at 816-604-4243 for an application packet, which includes deadlines, admission requirements and options for meeting academic criteria.Visit

Note: Johnson County Community College students should seek specific counsel from the MCC program personnel for the appropriate course plan and numbers.

Johnson County Community College students should refer to Cooperative Program Information.

Degree granted by Metropolitan Community College

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Prerequisites

BIOL 140Human Anatomy4
MATH 116Intermediate Algebra* (course must be taken at JCCC)3
RATE 150Introduction to Radiologic Technology (course must be taken at MCC)2
Note: must pass all three courses above with a "C" or higher

General Education Requirements-must be taken at JCCC

ENGL 121Composition I*3
SPD 121Public Speaking3
PSYC 130Introduction to Psychology3

American Institutions

Select one of the following:3
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History Since 1877
Political Science
American National Government
State and Local Government

Specific Program Requirements-must be taken at JCCC

HC 130Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions3

Specific Program Requirements-taken at MCC-Penn Valley

COLL 100First Year Seminar1
POLS 153The Missouri Constitution1
RATE 160Fundamentals of Radiologic Technology2
RATE 165Patient Care3
RATE 171Radiographic Imaging I3
RATE 172Radiographic Procedures I3
RATE 173Clinical Practice I3
RATE 174Radiographic Imaging II2
RATE 175Clinical Practice II4
RATE 176Radiographic Procedures II3
RATE 178Clinical Practice III4
RATE 180Digital Imaging Environment2
RATE 270Radiation Biology and Protection3
RATE 278Radiologic Pathology2
RATE 279Radiographic Procedures III2
RATE 280Clinical Practice IV5
RATE 281Radiation Physics3
RATE 282Clinical Practice V5
RATE 283Final Seminar2
RATE 285Imaging Modalities2

Total Program Hours: 79