Transfer Prep Respiratory Therapist - Garrett College
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Respiratory Therapist – Transfer Prep Program

This is a preparatory program designed to provide general education coursework for students planning to transfer to the Allegany College of Maryland’s Respiratory Therapist program. A degree is not issued from Garrett College; students must apply to ACM for acceptance into their program. Completion of a non-degree transfer program does not guarantee acceptance into ACM’s program. Contact Allegany College of Maryland’s Advising Center for more information on this program.

recommended sequence

    summer (pre-requisite coursework)

  • BIO104  Principles of Biology
    or BIO101  General Biology  4*

    — Min. C grade required as pre-req for BIO200

  • Total: 4
  • fall

  • FY101  First Year Experience  1
  • BIO200  Human Anatomy & Physiology I  4*
  • CHE100 or CHE101  General Chemistry I  4*
  • ENG 101  Comp I - Expository Writing  3*
  • MAT105  College Algebra  3
  • Total: 15


  • CIS105  Intro to Computers  3
  • GER  Humanities Course G
    (except ENG102 or any HIS)  3
  • PSY101  General Psychology  3
  • Total: 9
  • Total Credit Hours: 28

*Minimum C grade required for this program.

GGER Courses must be on the Approved General Education Course list

transfer notes

Admission to this program is very competitive; completion of these classes does not guarantee acceptance into the ACM program.

Spring Admission at ACM – Must take RESP101 at ACM in the Fall semester prior to applying.

ACM requires a Criminal Record check prior to entry into the Clinical phase of the program.

CPR Certification for Health Care Professionals is also required at application (offered regularly at ACM).