Oct 21, 2021  
TCC Catalog 2020-21 
    
TCC Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTE2385 Radiation Biology

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): RTE1824 ,  ,  .
Corequisite(s): RTE1458C RTE2834 .
This course introduces fundamental principles of radiobiology and radiation protection. Topics include early and late effects of radiation exposure, basic interactions of ionizing radiation with biological systems, factors modifying the body’s response to radiation, principles of radiation protection and radiation monitoring, and identifying the different units of measurement of all types of radiation. Students must achieve a grade of at least 75% in this course to advance in the program. Does not count toward A.A. degree.