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

Preparation for Respiratory Therapy

PROGRAM PRE-REQUSITES: (33 or 35 units)

Anatomy 1 (4)
Physiology 3 (4)
Chemistry 10 (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)
*RT 2, Fundamentals of RT (4)
*ONLY offered on the ELAC campus
Physics 12 may be taken prior to entry



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.