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RAD 200 - Radiation Physics and Radiobiology


Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: Content establishes a basic knowledge of radiation production and characteristics of atomic structure and terminology. Also presented are the nature and characteristics of radiation, x-ray production and the fundamentals of photon interaction with matter. Information on electromagnetic radiation, beam characteristics, units of measure, tube housing, anodes and cathodes and x-ray circuitry are also presented.

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Radiologic Technology Program. PHYS 123  with a minimum grade of 3.0. RAD 105  with a minimum grade of 3.0.
Corequisites: RAD 115  if not previously taken.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Spring, Summer
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Students who already have this knowledge or certification may qualify for prior learning credit. https://www.schoolcraft.edu/student-records/prior-learning-credits



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