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2014-2015 VSCC Catalog 
2014-2015 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Respiratory Care Technology - A.A.S.

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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.  Therapists may also be employed within sleep labs and other diagnostic labs with further training.  After fulfilling the college admission requirements, students are required to complete all of the general education courses as outlined prior to beginning the program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Students may additionally complete AHC 115*, BIOL 2020 and RPC 101* as recommended optional courses.  Students are required to submit an Application to Health Sciences Careers by the March 1st deadline.  Formal screening for program admission is completed in early March with classes beginning in Maymester. Seating is limited. The RPC program is a total of four full-time semesters, with the fourth semester meeting one day a week and the remaining courses completed on-line.  Interested students should contact the Health Sciences Division 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

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