FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM:

 

    • Does admission to South Plains College guarantee admission to the Radiologic Technology Program?
      • 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 of the 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 in the fall semester of each year.

 

    • How many students are accepted each year?
      • Each new cohort (class) will consists of 15 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 the following:
          • 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

 

    • 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.”