FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM:
- Does admission to South Plains College guarantee admission to the Radiologic Technology
- No, admission to South Plains College does no guarantee admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
- Are there prerequisites for entrance to the Radiologic Technology Program?
- Yes, BIOL 2401, BIOL 2402, and MATH 1314 must be completed with a grade of "C" or better in order to apply to the program.
- What grades are accepted for the Radiologic Technology Program?
- All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
- Can I apply to the program at any time?
- No, program applications will only be accepted between May 1st and July 20th prior to the fall semester in which you are seeking admission.
- If accepted to the Radiologic Technology program, when will I start program courses?
- The Radiologic Technology Program begins int he fall semester of each year, after successful completion of the courses, over the next 5 semesters, you will finish in the spring. This is a 22 month program.
- How many students are accepted each year?
- Each new cohort (class) will consists of 16 students, this number is based on the availability of clinical education space.
- How long does it take to complete the Radiologic Technology Program?
- The Radiologic Technology Program is taught over a period of 22 consecutive months (fall, spring, summer, fall and spring).
- What will happen after I am accepted into the Radiologic Technology Program?
- Once accepted into the program the student will be financially required to complete
- Criminal background check (a student convicted of a felony record WILL NOT be permitted to enter the Radiologic Technology Program).
- Provide proof of immunizations. Immunizations MUST include:
- Current physical examination
- Proof of current influenza vaccination
- Proof of current TB skin test
- Once accepted into the program the student will be financially required to complete the following:
- What if I have a criminal background?
- "For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.”