Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog

Respiratory Therapy AAS: Full-time


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Plan of Study 2020-2021

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Applied Science degree in 2 years, not including prerequisites. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s appropriate placement scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.


Prerequisite Year

Fall Semester (10 credits)   Spring Semester (13 credits)
☐ MATH 1040 Intro to Statistics (QL)  -  3 credits     ☐ BIOL 2320 Human Anatomy  -  4 credits     
☐ ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (EN)  -  3 credits     ☐ BIOL 2325 Human Anatomy Lab  -  0 credits    
☐ BIOL 1610 College Biology I (LS)  -  3 credits      ☐ CHEM 1110 Elementary Chemistry  -  4 credits    
☐ BIOL 1615 College Biology I Lab  -  1 credits     ☐ RESP 1010 Introduction to Respiratory Therapy  -  2 credits    
    ☐ COMM 1020 Principles of Public Speaking (CM)  -  3 credits   or  
        COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication (CM)  -  3 credits    
       
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

First Year

Fall Semester (13 credits)   Spring Semester (12 credits)
☐ RESP 1300 Cardiopulmonary Structure and Function  -  3 credits        ☐ RESP 1400 Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology  -  3 credits       
☐ RESP 1310 Respiratory Physical Assessment  -  1 credits     ☐ RESP 1420 Adult Mechanical Ventilation  -  2 credits    
☐ RESP 1320 Respiratory Therapy Pharmacology  -  3 credits     ☐ RESP 1430 Respiratory Therapy Modalities II  -  4 credits    
☐ RESP 1330 Respiratory Therapy Modalities I  -  2 credits     ☐ RESP 1440 Respiratory Therapy Clinical I  -  5 credits    
☐ BIOL 2420 Human Physiology  -  3 credits         
☐ BIOL 2425 Human Physiology Lab  -  1 credits        
       
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

Second Year

Fall Semester (14 credits)   Spring Semester (12 credits)
☐ RESP 2100 Advanced Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology  -  2 credits       ☐ RESP 2210 Perinatal and Pediatric Respiratory Therapy  -  2 credits      
☐ RESP 2130 Respiratory Therapy Modalities III  -  3 credits     ☐ RESP 2220 Application of Respiratory Therapy  -  2 credits    
☐ RESP 2140 Respiratory Therapy Clinical II  -  6 credits     ☐ RESP 2240 Respiratory Therapy Clinical III  -  5 credits    
☐ PSY 1010 General Psychology (SS)  -  3 credits     ☐ HS 2050 Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Health Care (HR)  -  3 credits    
       
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

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