MRI machine

The Radiologic Technology program in diagnostic medical radiography (X-ray technology) includes extensive clinical experience. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible for certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); licensure is required for employment in the field in the state of Illinois through the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA). This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

For more information about Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography, please visit the program page.

This degree requires program application and admission; please visit the above link for details.

Degree Requirements

Field of Study Code: DMIR.AAS

Program Requirements
DMIR 1100Introduction to DMIR2
DMIR 1111Clinical Education I1
DMIR 1112Clinical Education II2
DMIR 1113Clinical Education III2
DMIR 1121Radiographic Equipment4
DMIR 1122Image Formation and Evaluation5
DMIR 1131Radiographic Procedures I4
DMIR 1132Radiographic Procedures II3
DMIR 1133Radiographic Procedures III3
DMIR 1145Ethics, Law & Basic Pharmacology1
DMIR 2201Radiation Physics, Biology & Protection3
DMIR 2211Clinical Education IV1
DMIR 2212Clinical Education V3
DMIR 2213Clinical Education VI3
DMIR 2225Basic Pathophysiology3
DMIR 2235Quality Management in Diagnostic Imaging2
DMIR 2240Radiographic Image Analysis3
Select one of the following:4
Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology With Cadaver I
ENGLI 1101English Composition I3
ENGLI 1102English Composition II3
HLTHS 1110Biomedical Terminology3
MATH 1102Mathematics for Health Sciences3
or MATH 1115 Technical Mathematics I
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Small-Group Communication
Introduction to Business Communication
General Education
Select six credits in Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences 16
Total Credits70

General Education Requirements

For general education requirements for the A.A.S. degree, please visit the A.A.S. degree catalog page.

Suggested Semester Sequence

SPC Template
Student Planning Curriculum
First SemesterCredits
DMIR 1112 Clinical Education II 2
DMIR 1121 Radiographic Equipment 4
DMIR 1132 Radiographic Procedures II 3
Second Semester
DMIR 1113 Clinical Education III 2
DMIR 1122 Image Formation and Evaluation 5
DMIR 1133 Radiographic Procedures III 3
Summer Semester 2
DMIR 1145 Ethics, Law & Basic Pharmacology 1
DMIR 2211 Clinical Education IV 1
Third Semester
DMIR 2201 Radiation Physics, Biology & Protection 3
DMIR 2212 Clinical Education V 3
DMIR 2225 Basic Pathophysiology 3
Fourth Semester
DMIR 2213 Clinical Education VI 3
DMIR 2235 Quality Management in Diagnostic Imaging 2
DMIR 2240 Radiographic Image Analysis 3
 Total Credits38

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