Program Entry Information
- This program admits students once a year in the fall quarter.
- Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in COM 170.
- BTC College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH 099.
- Passing scores in the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) test battery or successful completion of Digitools or Tech Connections completed at Whatcom County high schools. (Not required for students who complete CAP 101 or equivalent course.)
Pre-Program Course Requirements
- English Composition 1 (ENGL& 101)*
- Math in Society (MATH& 107) preferred, will accept higher.*
- General Psychology (PSYC& 100)*
- Fundamentals of Medical Terminology (HT 126)*
- Introduction to Computer Applications (CAP 101)*
- HIV/AIDS Education (HLTH 133)
- Public Speaking (CMST& 220) For the first quarter of 2014-15, and 2015-16 this class is a co-requisite. It will become a pre-requisite in 2016-17.
- Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (BIOL& 241) Must be taken within 3 years of being placed on the wait list. Note:Requires a 2.7 GPA (B- grade) or better.
- Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 (BIOL& 242) Must be taken within 3 years of being placed on the wait list. Note:Requires a 2.7 GPA (B- grade) or better.
- *requires minimum 2.0 GPA or higher.
The program is planned with a regional focus in collaboration with Edmonds Community College, Everett Community College, North Seattle Community College, Peninsula College, Skagit Valley College, and Whatcom Community College. As part of the admissions process, you will be asked to select and rank your preference for placement at the Bellingham or Everett cohort sites.
Bellingham cohort students attend classes at Bellingham Technical College.
Everett cohort students attend classes at the Everett Community College. Students will be assigned regional clinical experience, on a variety of shifts, in hospitals and clinics in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, Snohomish, and King counties.
Prior to registration for Radiologic Technology program classes, admitted students must be eighteen (18) years of age and submit evidence of the following requirements:
1. Physical exam and specified immunizations
2. Criminal background check
3. 11-panel drug screen
4. Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR
5. Medical insurance coverage
NOTE: Students will be charged a fee of approximately $119.00 for the background check, drug screen, and tracking of required health documents.
Prior to registration for Quarter 5, second-year students must complete a second criminal background check for a $22 fee.