Skip to Navigation
    Volunteer State Community College
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2011-2012 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Respiratory Care Technology


Return to Programs Return to: Programs

This program prepares students to become Respiratory Care Therapists at the Advanced Practitioner level.  Respiratory Care Therapists are typically employed within the hospital, clinic and DME setting, as well as Sleep and other diagnostic labs.  After fulfilling the college admission requirements, students are encouraged to complete the general education courses as outlined prior to beginning the program.  Students may additionally complete AHC 115*, BIOL 2020 and RPC 101* as recommended optional courses.  Students are required to submit an Application to Allied Health Careers by the June 1st deadline.  Formal screening for program admission is completed in early July.  Seating is limited.  Students are recommended to maintain GPA of 2.5 or higher.  The RPC program is a total of four full-time semesters, with the fourth semester meeting one day a week with the remaining courses completed on-line.  Interested students should contact the Allied Health Department for an Information Packet.

Students should complete the general education courses prior to acceptance into the program.

Required General Education Courses


Courses That Fulfill Minimum Degree Requirements

Natural Sciences: Credits: (4)


Student will choose only one course from the following:

Total General Education Credits: 16


Required Major Core Courses


Total Major Core Credits: 56


Total Degree Requirements Credits: 72


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Return to Programs Return to: Programs