It is required that all prerequisites be completed before applying to the program. In progress courses will be not be considered. We recommend that you meet with a Hartnell Nursing and Health Sciences counselor to review your academic plan. To comply with federal, state and local regulations for health care providers, students accepted to the 91少女 Respiratory Care program are required to meet all current Health Sciences programs clinical compliance requirements according to program guidelines; including health screening, vaccination and drug testing requirements, and provide documentation thereof. Students are also required to complete a criminal background check. Information will be provided at orientation which all incoming students are required to attend.

Required General Education Courses: 

MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO ACCEPTANCE INTO PROGRAM (24 units)

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  • BIO鈥5 鈥 Human Anatomy 
ANAT 1 & ANAT 2 BIO 4 BIO 7
  • BIO鈥6 鈥 Introductory Physiology
PHSO 1 BIO 5 BIO 9
  • BIO鈥6L 鈥 Physiology Laboratory
PSHO 2 BIO 5 BIO 9
  • BIO鈥27 鈥 Principles of Microbiology
BIO 25 &  BIO 26 BIO 6 BIO 8
  • ENG鈥1A 鈥 College Composition & Reading
ENGL 1A ENGL 1A
or
ESL 1A
ENGL 1A
  • MAT鈥123 鈥 Intermediate Algebra
MATH 263 MATH 152 MATH 240 or 242
  • PSY鈥2 鈥 General Psychology 
PSYCH 1 PSYCH 1 PSYCH 10 (Beg 2013)

 

Required Major Courses for an Associate's Degree (9.5 units)

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  • ANT鈥2 鈥 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 
 ANTH 4 ANTHR 2 ANTH 3
or      
SOC鈥1 鈥 Introduction to Sociology  SOCI 1 SOC 1 SOC 1A
     
  • COM鈥1 鈥 Introduction of Public Speaking
SPCH 1  COMM 1 CMUN 1A
or      
COM鈥3 鈥 Survey of Human Communication  n/a n/a n/a
  • HES鈥120 鈥 American Heart Association Basic Life Support
     

 

PLEASE NOTE: Science courses with labs that must be taught online will be accepted as prerequisites to the registered nursing, vocational nursing, and respiratory care programs.  These courses include BIO-5, BIO-6, BIO-6L, BIO-11, BIO-27 and their equivalent courses taught at other colleges.  

Transfer Students:
Transfer eligibility requirements include the following:
  • Registered respiratory care practitioners with unencumbered licenses who completed a CoARC accredited A.S., Respiratory Care program
  • Students enrolled in the 91少女 A.S., Respiratory Care program who will be eligible for California licensure upon graduation
  • Students enrolled in an accredited AS, Respiratory Care program and will be eligible for California licensure upon graduation.
Transfer students interested in applying for the 91少女 Bachelor of Science, Respiratory Care program should schedule an appointment with the 91少女 Nursing and Health Sciences counselor to develop a student education plan. The academic counselor will evaluate all transfer student records for course work equivalency. Syllabi, course outlines, and catalogs may be requested for the evaluation. Students must complete the Cal-GETC general education pattern.
 
Minimum Requirements for Admissions Eligibility:
  1. 91少女 enrollment or a 91少女 Application for Admission on file in the Office of Admissions and Records
  2. Graduation from a CoARC accredited Associate of Science, Respiratory Care Program
  3. Possession of a non-encumbered California Respiratory Care Practitioner license or eligibility for licensure.

Co-requisite Requirements:
Completion of the Cal-GETC general education pattern.