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Imaging Assistant, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_IMAG

Control Number: 43421

Financial Aid Eligible

With this certificate, students will be able to gain employment within the imaging departments of hospitals and imaging centers.  The certificate will offer students the opportunity to gain professional experience in the field of medical imaging while continuing their educational journey.

Program Outcome

The student will have the knowledge, skills and dispositions required for employment as an entry level Imaging Assistant in a healthcare setting.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
ALH A010Health Occupations0.5
ALH A111Medical Terminology3
ALH A115Patient Care2
RADT A100Radiologic Physics2
ENGL A100Freshman Composition3
or ESL A100 ESL College Composition
Restricted Electives
Area A: English Communication: A2 Communication and Analytical Thinking3-4
Interpersonal Communication
Public Speaking
Introduction to Mass Communications
Introduction to Computer Graphics
Critical Reasoning: Fiction
Critical Reasoning: Fiction Honors
Critical Reasoning: Nonfiction
Critical Reasoning: Nonfiction Honors
Critical Reasoning and Writing for Science and Technology
Liberal Arts Mathematics
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
College Algebra
Introduction to Statistics
Critical Reasoning & Writing
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Area D: Social and Behavioral Sciences3
Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology Honors
Child, Growth and Development
Intercultural Communications
Economics: General Concepts
Microeconomics Honors
Macroeconomics Honors
Contemporary Ethnic America
Introduction to Gender Studies
World Regional Geography
Introduction to Global Studies
Drugs, Health and Society
Introduction to Public Health
Afro-American History
World History 1
World History 1 Honors
History of the United States to 1876
History of the United States to 1876 Honors
Women In U.S. History
American Government
American Government Honors
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Psychology Honors
Life Span Developmental Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Sociology Honors
Total Units16.5-17.5

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.