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PSY 298 C  Psychology Seminar

.5 to 12 Units

Prerequisite: May be required. Corequisite: May be required. Advisory: May be required. Term hours: 0–216 lecture and/or 0–648 laboratory depending on units attempted. This is a lecture/discussion type course developed on a particular limited problem or topic of interest to students. It is designed for able students who wish to increase their knowledge of a particular topic concerning which no other regular class is offered. A paper or group activity may be requested. Credit may range from .5 units to 12 units. Consult class schedule for the offerings a particular semester. May be taken for credit 1–4 times. Pass/No Pass or Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option or Standard Letter Grade. Fees may be required — Payable at Registration. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

PSY 299 C  Psychology Independent Study

1 Unit

Prerequisite: Approved Independent Study Learning Contract. Varying hours of scheduled conferences per week according to instructor. Independent study is for able students who wish to extend their knowledge of a particular area through individual research and study. It is thought that topics might develop out of a curiosity stimulated in a regular class. The student would then contact the supervising instructor to develop a contract for his/her particular interest so that they could learn more regarding their special topic. May be taken for credit 3 times. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

Radiologic Technology Division of Health Science Division Dean — John Sciacca Faculty Michael Frianeza Laura Greico Lynn Mitts

Counselors Kelly Carter Denise Vo


A student who completes the Radiologic Technology program will be able to: • Apply positioning skills in all required radiographic examinations. • Select appropriate technical factors for radiographic examinations. • Practice radiation protection for all radiographic examination. • Employ proper patient care techniques. • Demonstrate oral communication skills. • Demonstrate written communication skills. • Relate to and anticipate the needs of the doctors and technologists. • Adjust to changes, situations, patient conditions, and deviation from the normal routine. • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical requirements for an entry level radiographer along with ethical practices in a healthcare setting. • Understand his/her professional obligations upon gaining the ARRT status.



The Cypress College Department of Radiologic Technology provides a high quality education to prepare a diverse population of students with entry level skills needed to become competent and confident radiographers. Radiology Program Goals 1. Students will have the knowledge and skills to competently and safely perform radiographic procedures. 2. Students will develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively. 3. Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills. 4. Students will evaluate the importance of professional development and growth. 5. The program will provide the community with entry level radiographers for employment in the healthcare setting. JRCERT 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182 (312) 704-5300 (312) 704-5304 (FAX) email:


1. To provide students with a balance of instruction in radiologic technology courses as well as support courses. 2. To provide students with knowledge and skill to perform radiologic technology procedures. 3. To facilitate development of applied skills in effective communication, critical thinking, and problem solving in the practice of radiography. 4. To provide clinical experience compliment didactic instruction and develop clinical skills required for professional practice. 5. To provide an environment that encourages personal and professional growth. 6. To promote values of compassion, respect, understanding, and dignity in providing care to patients during imaging procedures. 7. To provide the health care community with graduate entry level radiographers skilled in diagnostic imaging procedures.


1. Eligibility for admission to Cypress College. 2. High school graduation, or completion of the General Education Development (GED) test, or high school proficiency test. 3. Minimum age of 17 years. 4. Present evidence of good physical and mental health, as determined by medical examination upon admission to program and prior to enrollment. 5. Overall GPA of 2.0 in all college classes taken. 6. Must have own transportation to all affiliated hospitals. 7. Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. 8. Completion of 9 units of General Education. (See General Education requirements in catalog.) 9. Enrollment in, or completion of, program prerequisites.

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