Mar 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Respiratory Care (A.A.S.)

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Program Advisor: Contact Valerie Hansen, 354-6073 ( or Javier Herrera, 354-6007 ( or Sandra De La Rosa, 371-5456 (

Associate in Applied Science
Major Code - RSPT.AAS

Prepares students with the basic skills to be a competent professional practitioner of respiratory care. Completion of this program qualifies students to take examinations by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

A grade of C or higher is required for satisfactory completion of all. To continue in the program, students may repeat a RSPT course only one time and may repeat no more than two RSPT courses while enrolled in the program. The term “repeat” shall be interpreted to mean re-enrollment following withdrawal, drop, or unsatisfactory grade. Each student will be required to pass a comprehensive exit examination prior to graduation.

Students seeking entry into Respiratory Care must file a specific program application form and complete additional admission procedures as required. Information is available on the Respiratory Care website.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (15 Semester Hours)

Communication - 3 Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours

Life & Physical Sciences/Mathematics - 3 Hours

  *Additional 1 hour will apply to Major Course Requirements

Language, Philosophy & Culture/Creative Arts - 3 Hours

Institutional Requirement - 3 Hours

Total (66 Semester Hours)

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