Curriculum Sequence

The recommended course sequence for Seminole State College's Respiratory Care Program is:

Prerequisites and General Education Courses
Course #Course NameCredits
ENC 1101*English Composition I3
BSC 2093C*^Anatomy and Physiology I4
BSC 2094CAnatomy and Physiology II4
MCB 2010C^Microbiology4
PSY 2012General Psychology3
XXX XXXXHumanities General Education3
CHM 1032C
or
PHY 1053C
Foundations of College Chemistry
or
Physics (Lecture and Lab)
4
Total:25
Major Courses**
Fall Term (Term I)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 1025CPrinciples of Respiratory Care4
RET 1485CCardiopulmonary Physiology4
RET 1275CClinical Care Techniques6
Total:14
Spring Term (Term II)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 1874LClinical Practice I4
RET 2350Pharmacology3
RET 1264CPrinciples of Mechanical Ventilation4
Total:11
Summer Term (Term III)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 1875LClinical Practice II4
RET 1450CBasic Physiologic Monitoring3
RET 1295CChest Medicine4
Total:11
Fall Term (Term I)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 2876LClinical Practice III4
RET 2714CPediatric Respiratory Care4
Total:8
Spring Term (Term II)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 2877LClinical Practice IV4
RET 2244Life Support3
Total:7

Please note: The program manager can help map out a different course sequence for part-time Respiratory Care students.

* Prior to submitting an application to the Respiratory Care Program, all students must have completed ENC 1101: English I; BSC 2093C: Anatomy and Physiology I; and be eligible to enter MAC 1105: College Algebra. Although only three prerequisites are required, more are recommended and may be considered in the selection of applicants. Please meet with an academic advisor to confirm math eligibility.

^ BSC 2010C (previously BSC 1010C): General Biology I is a prerequisite to BSC 2093C: Anatomy and Physiology I and MCB 2010C: Microbiology at Seminole State College.

** Students must be admitted to Seminole State's Respiratory Care Program before enrolling in major courses.

Contact

Seminole State College
Healthcare Programs
850 South SR 434
Altamonte Springs FL, 32714

407.404.6196
Fax: 407.404.6207
Office: ALT-303
Campus: Altamonte Springs