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Things to do before applying to the TCC Radiologic Science program.


Before you apply to the Radiologic Science program, you must complete the following prerequisites:

1. Evidence of completion of the 6 specific prerequisite courses with a grade of C (2.0) or better in each course.

2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, based on the 6 prerequisite classes. 

Note: It is strongly recommended Math and Science prerequisites are completed within 5-7 years.

Prerequisites Credits

MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics
or MATH& 141 PreCalculus

ENGL& 101 English Composition I or equivalent 5
BIOL& 241* Human Anatomy and Physiology I
or 5 credits of course equivalent
BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
or 5 credits of course equivalent
HIT 130 Medical Terminology 3

CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication
or CMST 110 Multicultural Communication

or CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communication
or CMST& 220 Public Speaking


*There are additional prerequisites for BIOL& 241, which are CHEM& 121 and BIOL& 160 (this is a requirement for students attending Tacoma Community College only).


Wondering if prerequisites taken at another college will transfer?

Check the Common Course Equivalencies table.