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Respiratory Care - AAS

An Associates of Applied Science Degree emphasizes preparation in the applied arts and sciences for careers, typically at the technical or semi-professional level. This degree totals 71 credits. Consult with an advisor for more information. Click on hyperlink to reveal a full list of courses. If you are interested in honors course options, please visit the HutchCC Honors Program (www.hutchcc.edu/honors) for further information.

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(T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses ) are Systemwide Transfer Courses
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Required Courses


Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Notes

AL153
Pharmacology
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

BI103
Human Anatomy and Physiology T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
6.00
Fall Spring Summer
Prereq: BI100 or BI101 or BI104 or BI105 or BI112 w/Grade of C.
Fall Spring Summer
Prereq: BI100 or BI101 or BI104 or BI105 or BI112 w/Grade of C.

HR105
Medical Terminology T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

PS100
General Psychology T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

RT200
Introduction to Respiratory Therapy
3.00
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT201
Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
3.00
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT202
Cardiopulmonary Pathology
3.00
Fall Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Fall Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT203
Cardiopulmonary Assessment
3.00
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT204
Respiratory Care Science
3.00
Fall Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Fall Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT205
Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care
2.00
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT210
Therapeutic Modalities I
4.00
Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT211
Therapeutic Modalities II
4.00
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT212
Therapeutic Modalities III
4.00
Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT221
Clinical Training I
5.00
Spring Summer
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Spring Summer
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT222
Clinical Training II
5.00
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT223
Clinical Training III
6.00
Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

RT225
Respiratory Therapy Seminar
2.00
Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.
Spring
Prereq: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance.

Electives


  • English Composition I Options
    Credit Hours : 3.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • EN100
      English Composition IB T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: EN098 Intro to College Writing with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Next Generation Writing Score of 240 to 254, or HS GPA over 2.25, or ACT English Score of 17 to 19.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: EN098 Intro to College Writing with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Next Generation Writing Score of 240 to 254, or HS GPA over 2.25, or ACT English Score of 17 to 19.

    • EN101
      English Composition IA T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.0, or Accuplacer NG Writing Score of 255 or Above, or ACT English Score of 20 or above.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.0, or Accuplacer NG Writing Score of 255 or Above, or ACT English Score of 20 or above.

  • Respiratory Care Math Options
    Credit Hours : 3.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • MA106
      College Algebra T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.5, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.5, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above.

    • MA117
      Contemporary Math T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.5, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher.
      Fall
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.5, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher.

  • SH101 Public Speaking OR SH210 Interpersonal Communication
    Credit Hours : 3.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • SH101
      Public Speaking T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • SH210
      Interpersonal Communication T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer


Total Credit Hours
71.00
Program Notes:

A grade of C or higher is required for all degree specific courses.

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