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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Radiological Sciences (RADSC)

RADSC 210W Radiographic Pathology (3) Writing intensive study of theories of disease causation and the pathophysio- logic disorders compromising health systems with emphasis on radiographic presentation.

RADSC 210W Radiographic Pathology (3)

A writing-intensive study of the basic fundamentals of pathology (disease process) with emphasis placed on radiographic presentation. Material covered includes the basic concepts of disease and terms related to pathology, systemic classifications of disease including etiology, examples, complications and prognosis, radiographic procedures and presentation, and the health process. Writing requirements include two short papers and a longer sequenced paper. All papers will receive instructor feedback and subsequent submission of a final revised paper. An informal writing assignment with peer review is also required. The writing process evolves throughout the course as the student applies knowledge learned to current assignments. This course is a requirement of the radiography (radiologic technology) curriculum and could be utilized as an option for students interested in a visual study of disease process such as health science and biology majors or for students in need of a writing-intensive course. As is consistent with the core courses in the Radiography program, a passing grade for enrolled radiography students is 75%.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2002
Prerequisite: BIOL 129, BIOL 141

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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