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.
Principles of Biology
or BIO101 General Biology 4*
— Min. C grade required as pre-req for BIO200
- Total: 4
- 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)
summer (pre-requisite coursework)
- CIS105 Intro to Computers 3
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 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.