All applicants must be high school graduates or possess a GED.

The following prerequisites must be completed with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 (B-) in each course.

Math – Total Credits: 5

(taken within the past five years)

English – Total Credits: 5

(This course previously named, ENGL 101 Written Expression)

Cultural Diversity Courses – Total Credits: 5


Choose one course from the list below:

Biology – Total Credits: 12

- AND -

These courses must have been taken within the past five years. Online courses are not acceptable as a prerequisite.

(Previously named, BIOL 260 and BIOL 261)

Applicants to the RATEC program should also have the ability to use a computer for word processing and internet research.