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 I 3
BSC 2093C*^ Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BSC 2094C Anatomy and Physiology II 4
MCB 2010C^ Microbiology 4
PSY 2012 General Psychology 3
XXX XXXX Humanities General Education 3
CHM 1032C
PHY 1053C
Foundations of College Chemistry
Physics (Lecture and Lab)
Total: 25
Major Courses**
Fall Term (Term I)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 1025C Principles of Respiratory Care 4
RET 1485C Cardiopulmonary Physiology 4
RET 1275C Clinical Care Techniques 6
Total: 14
Spring Term (Term II)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 1874L Clinical Practice I 4
RET 2350 Pharmacology 3
RET 1264C Principles of Mechanical Ventilation 4
Total: 11
Summer Term (Term III)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 1875L Clinical Practice II 4
RET 1450C Basic Physiologic Monitoring 3
RET 1295C Chest Medicine 4
Total: 11
Fall Term (Term I)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 2876L Clinical Practice III 4
RET 2714C Pediatric Respiratory Care 4
Total: 8
Spring Term (Term II)
Course #Course NameCredits
RET 2877L Clinical Practice IV 4
RET 2244 Life Support 3
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.

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