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Radiologic Technology

Prerequisites

Our online application system accepts applications from October 1 through the March 1 deadline.

The Radiologic Technology program application does not accept in progress prerequisite coursework. All prerequisites must be completed and grades must be demonstrated on the transcripts prior to applying.  All college transcripts must be submitted to admissions and records by the application deadline.

Minimum Prerequisites

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • All college transcripts are required.
  • Minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • College level Intermediate Algebra or equivalent completed with a grade of "C" or higher. 
  • CHEM 30A, or CHEM 25, or ANY college chemistry that includes a lab completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
  • ENGL 1A, 1H, or 1S & 1T,  completed with a grade of "C" or higher
  • COMM 2 (Interpersonal Communication), completed with a grade "C" or higher.   Only C-ID courses with equivalent content will be accepted.
  • AHS 52 or ANY Medical Terminology of 3 quarter units or 2 semester units or more with a grade of "C" or higher. (AHS 200 can be used to meet this requirement.)                                                                                  
  • RT 200L - (Radiologic Technology As A Career) with a grade of "C" or better. If you live outside of a 50-mile radius to Foothill College, and cannot complete this course at Foothill, you must email Rachelle Campbell (CampbellRachelle@fhda.edu) to request the Petition for Bio/Health Pre-Application Assessment form, which is a petition for equivalency to use another course. This applies ONLY to students living outside the 50-mile radius.   Petitions for the 2023 application are due by December 1, 2022 by noon. The petition deadline for the 2022 application has passed. 

  • 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.

Course Equivalency

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.

Foreign Transcripts

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
http://ierf.org/
Academic Credentials Evaluations Institute, Inc.
9854 National Boulevard, Box #186
Los Angeles, CA 90034
800.234.1597 (USA only)
http://www.acei1.com/
Educational Records Evaluation Service
601 University Avenue, Suite 127
Sacramento, CA 95825
916.921.0790
http://www.eres.com/

Continuing Ed Opportunities for RTs

RT74 Cross Sectional Anatomy will be offered this summer,

  • Course runs for 7 weeks, from 7/4/22 - 8/19/22. 
  • The class is a fully online course, meeting synchronously on Zoom each Wednesday from 5pm - 7:50pm and the rest of the weekly hours will be asynchronous. 
  • Radiologic Technologists can earn 36 continuing education units for completing the course.
  • All questions can be directed to Rachelle Campbell, campbellrachelle@fhda.edu or Grant Lackey, lackeygrant@fhda.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For questions on program requirements, contact:

Health Career Program Coordinator



HealthCareerPrograms@foothill.edu

Admissions and Records Office

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