Radiologic Technology Program

Pre-Rad Checklist

Step 1

Complete all College Admission Criteria. This includes: Volunteer State Community College application, official copies of all college transcripts, an application fee, and placement testing or ACT scores. Visit Admissions for details.

Step 2

If required, successfully complete Learning Support Courses. Learning support course requirements are determined by the ACT and/or placement test scores.

Course Name Credits
READ 0810 Learning Support Reading I 3
READ 0820 Learning Support Reading II 2
READ 0830 Learning Support Reading III 1
ENGL 0810 Learning Support Writing I 3
ENGL 0820 Learning Support Writing II 2
ENGL 0830 Learning Support Writing III 1
MATH 0810 Learning Support Math I 1
MATH 1000 Pre College Algebra 3

Step 3

Complete the Radiology Program Application and send to the Program office no later than April 1st. Additionally, students are strongly urged to attend an open advising session. Dates for advising sessions can be found the RadTech homepage.

Volunteer State Community College
Radiologic Technology Program
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066

Step 4

Successfully pass BIOL 2010 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) AND AHC 104 (Introduction to Radiologic Technology) with a grade of C or higher.

Step 5

Have three reference forms completed and submitted to the Program office no later than May 1st.

Step 6

Complete all general education courses required for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Radiologic Technology and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in these courses. BIOL 2010 and AHC 104 must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Course Name Credits
AHC 104 Introduction to Radiologic Technology 1
AHC 115 Medical Terminology 3
BIOL 2010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
MATH 1130 College Algebra 3

Fine Arts/Humanities one of the following courses:

Course Name Credits
PHIL 121 Ethics 3
ART 1030 Introduction to Art 3
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation 3
ENGL 1030 Introduction to Film 3

Social Science one of the following courses:

Course Name Credits
PSYC 1030 General Psychology 3
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3

Additionally, prior to graduation all students must successfully complete Computer Applications (INFS 1010, three credit hours) or pass the computer competency exam. Students are strongly encouraged to complete this requirement prior to the interview process.