Program Mission Statement




Department’s Mission Statement:

The mission of the Radiologic Technology Program offering an Associate of Applied Science Degree at Odessa College is to provide an excellent environment for students to gain the educational experiences and skills required to enter necessary to enter and/or remain employable in the entry-level position within the field of radiologic technology, to become lifelong learners, and to be an integral part of their medical community.


The faculty of the Radiologic Technology Program believes the students within this program will

become an integral part of the community at large as well as care givers within the medical

community. These students must possess not only technical skills and critical-thinking skills, but

also excellent interpersonal communication skills. These skills will enable them to work

effectively and efficiently with administrations, physicians, co-workers, and patients within the

medical community and will prepare them for leadership roles within the community at large.


1. Students will be clinically competent.

2. Students will communicate effectively.

3. Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.

4. Students will demonstrate professionalism

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.1 Students will demonstrate radiation protection.

1.2 Student will properly position patients for radiographic procedures.

1.3 Student will accurately determine proper central ray location.

2.1 Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.

2.2 Students will communicate effectively with patients.

3.1 Students will modify routine imaging parameters for trauma patients.

3.2 Students will determine which formula is required for solving Inverse Square Law (ISL)

vs. Direct Square Proportion (DSP) problems.

4.1 Student will demonstrate model professional behavior within the communities of interest.

4.2 Students will understand the importance of professional organizations.