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 into a Respiratory Therapist program. A degree is not issued from Garrett College; students must apply to their transfer institution for acceptance into their program. Completion of a non-degree transfer program does not guarantee acceptance into any program. Contact your transfer institution for more information.

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

  • FYE101  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

  • PLUS, for students intending to transfer to ACM, register at ACM for RESP101 Intro to Respiratory Therapy (3 credits)

    spring

  • 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

Transfer institutions may have different requirements. Please contact your transfer institution for specific requirements and application process.

allegany college of maryland 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).

Contact Allegany College of Maryland’s Advising Center for more information on this program.