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Santa Monica College|Academic Programs|Health Sciences|Respiratory Therapy|Preparation for Respiratory Therapy

Preparation for Respiratory Therapy

PROGRAM PRE-REQUSITES: (27 or 31 units)

Anatomy 1 (4)
Physiology 3 (4)
Chemistry 10 (5) or Chemistry 19 (5)
Communication Studies 11 or 35 or 37 (3)
English 1 (3)
Microbiology 1, Fundamentals (5)
Math 18 (3) or 20 (5)
RT 1, Introduction to Respiratory Therapy (2) **

** may be taken prior to admission to the program, strongly recommended to be taken prior to application to the program.



Students should consult with an SMC academic counselor to insure they meet the current general education requirements for the SMC Associate degree.  It is strongly advised that students have these requirements met prior to completion of the RT course sequence.

Click here for SMC Associate degree information.