RadTec Pre-requisites

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Yearly modifications can be made to program requirements. Students that maintain continuous enrollment at Chaffey College may use the requirements at the time of their enrollment. Please meet with a Chaffey College Counselor for more information.

The science pre-requisites for the RadTec Program are listed below. A minimum of a 2.8 GPA in degree applicable coursework is required to apply to the program. All coursework must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher. (“C-” grades are not accepted.) All applicable coursework must be completed by the end of the fall term for the spring application period. Applications will be ranked according to points earned for coursework through the fall term preceding the application period.

Recency requirement: BIOL 20 Human Anatomy, BIOL 22 Physiology, and Chemistry or Physics must be completed within 8 years of the application period. Download the RadTec Advising Point Check Sheet for more information.

Online Science Labs: Biology science online courses and labs completed during spring 2020 through present day will be accepted.

Required biology science courses included:
Course Code Course Name
BIOL 20 Human Anatomy
BIOL 22 Human Physiology
CHEM or PHYS CHEM 9 (Health Science Chemistry) or CHEM 10 (Intro to Chemistry) or higher,   or PHYS 5 (The Ideas of Physics). High school coursework is not accepted.
HS 30 Medical Terminology

Required general education courses included:
Course Code Course Name
ENGL 1A Composition
COMSTD Communication Studies 2, 4, 6 or 8
Social & Behavioral Sciences One course from the Chaffey College GE
Arts/Humanities One course from either Arts or Humanities from the Chaffey College GE
Ethnic Studies

One course from the Chaffey College GE


Satisfactory grade (“C” or better) in a math course at or above the level of Intermediate Algebra (e.g. Algebra 2, Integrated Math 3 or higher from high school or college level. 

STAT 10 (Elementary Statistics) or SCSCI 10 (Statistics for Social Sciences)  is recommended.

RadTec Program Map:

In order to view the RadTec Program Map, please click on the link below:

Radiologic Technology AS Program Map

RadTec Pre-requisite Advising:

Use the RadTec Program Pre-requisite Advising Check Sheet in consultation with a Chaffey College Counselor.

23-24 RadTec Program Pre-requisite Advising Check Sheet

Radiologic Technologists in the imaging room


Meet with a Chaffey College Counselor for assistance:

 Arrange an appointment with a Counselor to review your external transcripts, assist you with creating and staying on track with your Educational Plan, and/or assist with preparing for your RadTec application. You may visit the Chaffey College, Academic and Career Counseling website to arrange your appointment.