Respiratory Care Admission Requirements
Respiratory Care is a limited-access program at Seminole State. Students meeting the following admission requirements are admitted each fall semester.
To enter Seminole State's Respiratory Care Program, students must:
Complete a Seminole State Admissions Application
First, students need to complete a Seminole State admissions application. Students must be admitted to Seminole State College in order to apply to the limited-access Respiratory Care program.
Submit transcripts from all colleges/universities the student has attended. All transcripts must be in the student's record prior to submitting a Respiratory Care program application.
Attend Info Session
Students must attend a Respiratory Care Information Session. View the session schedule on the Respiratory Care Info Session web page.
Complete General Education Courses for the Program
For your academic success, and to become a more competitive candidate, we strongly recommend that you complete as many general education courses as possible before applying to the A.S. Respiratory Care Program.
In order to apply, student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. A grade of "C" or better must be attained in all general education courses.
|General Biology I
(CR: MAT 1033, MAT 1100 or higher mathematics course, and eligibility to enroll in ENC 1101)
|Anatomy & Physiology I
(PR: BSC 2010C with a grade of "C" or higher)
|Anatomy & Physiology II
(PR: BSC 2010C and BSC 2093C with a grade of "C" or higher)
|ENC 1101 or ENC 1102
|English I or English II
|POS 2041 or AMH 2020
|U.S. Federal Government or U.S. History 1865 to present
|Humanities General Education *core course (choose 1 of 6)
PR/CR means Prerequisites or Corequisites.
Core Humanities Courses: https://www.seminolestate.edu/catalog/programs/rn-as#tab-catalog-info
Effective Fall 2022, the Florida Department of Education mandated all Florida universities/colleges that offer Associate of Science degrees to meet state CORE requirements. Students are encouraged to consult with a healthcare programs advisor to determine if these changes will apply to them.
All students enrolled in a healthcare professional program with a clinical or practicum component will be required to complete a full background check with drug/alcohol screening.
Contact Seminole State's Healthcare Programs with any questions and for more information.