Pre-Rad Checklist

Step 1

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

Step 2

Successful completion of co-requisite courses (if required) as determined by the ACT and/or placement test scores. (

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/information session. Dates for advising/information sessions can be found the RadTech homepage.

Step 4

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

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

Step 5

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.

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 1530 (or higher) College Algebra (or higher) 3
Humanities/Fine Arts One of the following: 3

Humanities/Fine Arts   ONE of the following:

Course Name
ART 1030 Introduction to Art
ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History
ARTH 2020 Survey of Art History II
ENGL 1030 Introduction to Film
ENGL 2010 Introduction to Poetry and Drama
ENGL 2020 Introduction to Fiction
ENGL 2030 Experience of Literature
ENGL 2110 Survey of American Literature I
ENGL 2120 Survey of American Literature II
ENGL 2310 Survey of World Literature I
ENGL 2320 Survey of World Literatue II
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation
PHIL 121 Ethics
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theater

Social/Behavioral Science   ONE of the following:

Course Name
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics
ECON 2020 Microeconomics
EDU 2200 Educational Psychology
GEOG 101 Physical Geography
GEOG 1030 Cultural Geography
GEOG 2010 World Regional Geography
HED 120 Introduction to Wellness
POLS 110 Introduction to Political Science
POLS 1030 American Government
POLS 2010 State and Local Government
PSYC 1030 General Psychology
PSYC 2120 Social Psychology
PSYC 2130 Life Span Psychology
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology

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