Radiologic Technology II

SCED Code: 14105
Virginia Extended Description: II
Suggested Grade Level: 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: Radiologic Technology I
OSHA Compliance Required?: No

Students will identify the basic components and functions associated with radiologic equipment and develop a scientific understanding of the technical factors and physical concepts required to produce and evaluate quality images. They will practice the use of radiation protection techniques, such as the as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) principle, and explore imaging modalities. Students will also investigate career opportunities and the processes to obtain and maintain professional certifications within the field of imaging sciences. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.


This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. All inquires may be sent to
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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Diagnostics Services
  • Radiologic Technologist, Radiographer
  • Radiologist
Therapeutic Services
  • Dental Assistant

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