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Prerequisites

Radiologic Science Virtual Information Session

Evidence of completion of the 7 specific prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better in each course.

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7, based on the 7 prerequisite classes. All prerequisite courses must have been successfully passed within 2 attempts of taking the course. Attempts count when a letter grade of less than a “C” (2.0) is recorded on a student transcript. Withdrawals (W), or (WI) do not count as an attempt.

Math and Science prerequisites must have been completed within the past 5 years.

PrerequisitesCredits
TMATH 100 for the Health Services (recommended)
or MATH 95 Intermediate Algebra
5
CHEM& 110 Chemical Concepts w/Lab
or equivalent
5
ENGL& 101 English Composition I or equivalent5
BIOL& 241* Human Anatomy and Physiology I
or 5 credits of course equivalent
6
BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
or 5 credits of course equivalent
6
HIM 130 Medical Terminology3
CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication
or CMST 110 Multicultural Communication
or CMST& 220 Public Speaking
5

*There is an additional prerequisite for BIOL& 241, which is BIOL& 160 (this is a requirement for students attending Tacoma Community College only).

Each grade earned in a prerequisite class will be assigned a certain number of points. For example, an A=4.0, B=3.0, C=2.0, etc. These points will be totaled for every applicant. For this criterion, 7 prerequisite classes would equal a total of 28 possible points. For a more definitive scale, refer to the college catalog.

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