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.
- Bellevue College MATH 099 - Intermediate Algebra - (5 credits). Taken within the past five years.
- Bellevue College ENG& 101 - English Composition 1 - (5 credits). This course previously named, ENGL 101 Written Expression.
- Cultural Diversity Courses - Please Note: For 2015 applications, the program prerequisite to meet the cultural diversity credit will be CMST 280 or CMST 250 only.
- Bellevue College BIOL& 241 and BIOL& 242 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II (both with labs) - (12 credits). These courses must have been taken within the past five years. Previously named, BIOL 260 and BIOL 261. Online courses are not acceptable as a prerequisite.
Applicants to the RATEC program should also have the ability to use a computer for word processing and internet research.
All prospective students are required to attend at least one orientation session as part of the application process.