Professional Courses 
COURSE   SEM. HR.
  Fall Semester  
ENGL 1113 Composition I 3
BIOL 2064/L I Anatomy and Physiology 4
CHEM 1024/L Chemistry I for Science Majors 4
HIT 1003 Medical Terminology 3
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3
Total   17
  Spring Semester  
BIOL 2074/L Anatomy and Physiology II 4
MBIO 1124/L Microbiology 4
ENG L1123 Composition II 3
PSYC 2003 General Psychology 3
RESP 1001 Intro to Respiratory Therapy 1
Total   15
  Summer Session  
CSCI1003 Computers-Information Processing 3
Total   3
  Fall Semester  
RESP 2013 Patient Assessment 3
RESP 2113 Respiratory Equipment 3
RESP 2003 Cardiopulmonary Physiology 3
RESP 2133 Respiratory Basic Skills 3
RESP 2223 Clinical Practice 3
Total   15
  Spring Semester  
RESP 2233 Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology 3
RESP 2523 Mechanical Ventilation 3
RESP 2213 Cardiopulmonary Pathology 3
RESP 2543 Clinical Practice II 3
RESP 2553 Therapeutic Assessment II 3
Total   15
  Summer Season  
RESP 2623 Special Topics and 3
RESP 2613 Clinical Practice III 3
RESP 2513 Neonatal and Pediatric 3
Total   9
Professional courses are completed in four semesters.  
 
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS  74

Basic Studies Requirements:

Reading - ACT 19 or above or ASSET 41 or above or COMPASS 82 or above or complete BSTD 0113 Reading Skills II. Students testing into basic studies reading are required to take the Nelson-Denny reading test for placement into the appropriate reading class.

Writing - ACT 19 or above or ASSET 42 or above or COMPASS 75 or above or complete BSTD 0213 Fundamentals of Writing II

Math - ACT 19 or above (or) ASSET Intermediate Algebra Skills 43 or above (or) COMPASS 71 or above (or) complete BSTD 0513 Intermediate Algebra.

SAS - A course required for all first-time, full-time degree-seeking students and students who test into two or more basic studies courses

If you are interested in further information regarding this program, contact:

Sarah Dilmore, Program Director
South Arkansas Community College
300 South West Avenue, El Dorado AR 71730
Phone (870) 875-7286 (room 370) Fax (866) 222-8026

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