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Program eligibility requirements include:
Please complete the CSU-GE Certification Worksheet and upload it with your application. This form will help you determine if you meet the 39 CSU-GE transferrable unit requirement for the program. If you are transferring from another college, please check your college's CSU-GE transfer pattern. If you are selected through the lottery for entrance into the respiratory care bachelor degree program, you will need to provide the following documentation:
Degree Requirements: To receive a bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Care, students are required to complete a minimum of 120 units including 39 lower division CSU-Ge transfer courses and 40 units of upper division coursework in respiratory care.
Access the MJC CSU-GE Transfer Pattern to clarify CSU transfer requirements.
A statistics course (Math 132 or SOCIO 105 or equivalent) is required for acceptance into the program.
Unit requirements for this program are outlined below:
|Associate Degree in Respiratory Care||43.5 units|
|Completion of lower division coursework that leads to a Co-ARC accredited Associate Degree in Respiratory Care|
|General Education (CSU-GE)||39 units|
|AREA A: English Language Communication and Critical Thinking||9 units|
|AREA B: Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning||9 units|
|AREA C: Arts and Humanities||9 units|
|AREA D: Social Sciences||9 units|
|AREA E: Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development||3 units|
|NOTE: General education coursework completed at another institution will need CSU-GE certification
from that institution.
|Respiratory Care Major Coursework|
|RSCR 405: Healthcare Leadership and Operations Management I|
|RSCR 406: Healthcare Leadership and Operations Management II|
|RSCR 410:Critical Review of Healthcare Research|
|RSCR 415: Disease Management and Healthcare Promotion|
|RSCR 416: Education and Teaching Strategies|
|RSCR 420: Advanced Pharmacology and Critical Care|
|RSCR 421: Advanced Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care|
|RSCR 425: Pulmonary Diagnostics, Rehabilitation and Sleep|
|RSCR 430: Capstone Research|
|PSYCH 400: Stress, Illness, and Death|
|SOCIO 400: Medical Sociology: Health and Diversity|
|PHILO 400: Medical and Bioethics|
|COMM 400: Organizational Behavior|
|Additional Electives: If needed to meet the 120 unit graduation requirement|
|Note: Additional coursework will be required to meet baccalaureate criteria.|
Phone: (209) 575-6343
Email: Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care Program Director
Respiratory Care Counselor