Radiology

 


 

Radiology PinAdmission Requirements to the Radiologic Technology Program

 

Steps:

 

1.  Apply and gain admission to North Central Texas College.  Applicant must have earned either a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate in addition to complying with the Texas Success Initiative requirements.

 

2.  Attend a Radiologic Technology Information Session.

 

 Advisory Sessions dates for 2014 are as follows:

 

January 27 - February 24 - March 24 - April 28 - May 1

 

All advisory sessions begin at 1:00 PM promptly in the Little Theater on the Gainesville Campus.

 

 

3.  Complete the four prerequisite courses.  These courses include:

 

1.  BIOL2401 Anatomy and Physiology I

2.  BIOL2402 Anatomy and Physiology II

3.  MATH1314 College Algebra

4.  ENGL1301 Grammar and Composition

 

Admission Points will be awarded as follows:

 

Points For GPA in academic support courses in the curriculum:

3

2

1

4.0

3.5

3.0

 

 

 

4.  Early completion of all academic support courses enhances progression in the radiology program.  The academic support courses can be taken at any time prior to admission into the program but must be completed in the semester in which they are listed in the curriculum.  Course work completed with a "C" or better prior to admission will result in

 

Admission Points as follows:

Points For completion of:

3

2

1

23 hours

17 hours

8 hours

 

 

5.  It is strongly advised that students complete as many non-radiology courses as possible before beginning the Radiological Technology Program.

 

Admission Point are awarded for performance in the two biology prerequisite courses.

 

a. For BIOL2401 Anatomy and Physiology I, admission points are awarded as follows:

 

Points For a grade of:

3

2

1

A

B

C

 

b. For BIOL2402 Anatomy and Physiology II, admission points are awarded as follows:

 

Point

For a grade of:

3

2

1

A

B

C


 

 

6.  Submission of a Letter of Intent to enroll in the Radiological Technology Program during May 1 to June 1 of each year.  There is no waiting list held over from year to year.

 

Selection Process:

 

Applicants are selected for acceptance according to the following ranking process:

 

 

  1. 1.  Total admission points are used to rank applicants from highest to lowest.

  2. 2.  When two or more applicants have the same points, the GPA in academic support courses, is used to break the  tie.

  3. 3.  When two or more applicants have the same GPA in academic support courses, the total credit hours of academic support courses is used to break the tie.

  4. 4.  When two or more applicants have the same total credit hours of academic support courses, an entrance exam will be administered.