Additional Contact Information

For questions on course requirements, contact:

Health Career Programs
Phone: (650) 949-7538
Office: Room 5224

Rachelle Campbell
Program Director

BH Division Office: Room 5211

RT Job Board

Minimum Prerequisites

Applications will be accepted any time between September and the March deadline. For exact due date in March, please refer to the application. All prerequisites must be completed and transcripts attached to the application at the time of submittal.

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • All college transcripts are required.
  • Minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • MATH 105 (Intermediate Algebra), or equivalent college-level course completed with a grade of "C" or higher. If you satisfy Math proficiency via placement test, you must attach the test results.
  • CHEM 30A, or CHEM 25, or ANY college chemistry that includes a lab completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
  • ENGL 1A, 1H, 1S & 1T, or ESLL 26, completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
  • AHS 200 or ANY Medical Terminology of 3 quarter units or 2 semester units or more with a grade of "C" or higher.
  • RT 200L - (Radiologic Technology As A Career) with a grade of "C" or better. If you live outside of the Santa Clara County, and cannot complete this course at Foothill, you must petition for equivalency by submitting the Petition for Bio/Health Pre-Application Assessment form to Please email us for more information.
  • BIOL 40A, 40B & 40C, or a semester of Anatomy and a semester of Physiology, must accumulate to a 2.5 GPA.

Note: For students who completed the Anatomy and Physiology prerequisite courses, at Foothill College, with a "C" or better, but do not meet the 2.5 or higher GPA requirement, please read the following instructions:

Students with a "C" or better in BIOL 40A, 40B and 40C or a semester each of Anatomy and Physiology who do not meet the minimum 2.5 GPA requirement need to take an additional Anatomy or Physiology course.

The additional Anatomy or Physiology course grade will be averaged in to the entirety of previously completed Anatomy and Physiology coursework.

A grade of "C" or better in the BIOL 40A, 40B, and 40C series cannot be repeated at Foothill or De Anza campuses.

Please select from the list of courses in the Radiologic Equivalency Chart if additional course work is needed:

Please refer to this chart to check for equivalency if you plan to take, or have taken, prerequisite courses outside of Foothill College, including additional Human Anatomy and Physiology classes to meet the minimum GPA requirement. If the course is not listed, please check with a Foothill counselor. Radiologic Technology Prerequisite Equivalency Chart (PDF)

All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by one of the following agencies:
International Educational Research Foundation, Inc.
Credentials Evaluation Service
P.O. Box 3665
Culver City, CA 90231
(310) 258-9451

Academic Credentials Evaluations Institute, Inc.
9854 National Boulevard, Box #186
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(800) 234-1597 (USA only)

Educational Records Evaluation Service
601 University Avenue, Suite 127
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 921-0790