Last updated 3/18/2014
Associate in Applied Science Code 5071
Student Services, Trinity College of Radiography, 309-779-7750
Black Hawk College offers an Associate in Applied Science degree completion program to persons completing an approved Radiologic Sciences program of study. A wide variety of opportunities exists for persons entering the medical imaging profession including general and specialized medical imaging, management, education and sales.
Enrollment in this program is limited and specific requirements must be met. Students are admitted based upon date of application and completion of prerequisite courses. Contact the Trinity Medical Center’s School of Radiography early to facilitate planning.
The following college courses are highly recommended for completion prior to enrollment: BIOL 145, 146, 150.
Course of Study Outline – Courses (Credit Hours)
ENG 101 — Composition I (3)
PSYC 101 — Introduction to Psychology (3)
SPEC 101 — Principles of Speech Communication or (3)
SPEC 114 — Interpersonal Communication or
SPEC 175 — Intercultural Communication
*MATH 110 — Mathematics for General Education (3)
Humanities Elective (3)
Radiologic Technology (35-53)
BIOL 145 — Anatomy-Physiology I (4)
BIOL 146 — Anatomy-Physiology II (4)
Minimum total hours required for degree (65)
* Or comparable general education MATH course.
As indicated in the Trinity Radiography Curriculum Plan, BIOL 145 and 146 may be taken concurrently in the fall and spring semesters of Year One. However, it is strongly recommended that BIOL 145 and 146 are taken prior to the core radiography courses at Trinity. BIOL 145 and 146 are prerequisites to Year Two.
The General Education Requirements for the AAS listed above may be completed before, during, or after the Radiography Curriculum courses taken at Trinity. Currently, the AAS degree is strongly recommended but remains an optional choice for the student. A total of 20% of the AAS credits (15 credits) must be completed at Black Hawk College to earn the AAS degree, therefore a student may be required to take additional course(s).
Technical Core Courses (Credit Hours)
Optional Associate of Applied Science degree awarded by Black Hawk College (65)
Minimum of 15 general education credits (74)