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2008-2009
Respiratory Therapy Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum code 1241


Special Admission Requirements
The respiratory therapy technology program begins only during the fall semester and has special admission requirements and limited enrollment. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all admission requirements are met and all documents and scores are submitted on time. Only complete application files will be reviewed for admission. Please carefully review the admission requirements.

Required Courses
(74 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. The required RES courses must be completed in the sequence indicated. Additional courses may be completed prior to program admission or during the semester indicated. BIO-180BIO-181, CHM-111, and MTH must have been completed no longer than 5 years prior to the program admission deadline. Students must earn a "C" or better in each RES class (theory and clinical) and MRT-110 and PHB-105.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

17 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-180

4

Human Anatomy and Physiology I   
CHM-111

4

Fundamentals of Chemistry CHM-131 can meet this requirement
RES-141

7

Respiratory Therapy Procedures I   
RES-145

2

Respiratory Therapy Patient Care   
Total: 17

Second Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-181

4

Human Anatomy and Physiology II   
RES-142

7

Respiratory Therapy Procedures II   
RES-154

2

Clinical Practice I   
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology   
Total: 16

Summer Semester
8 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RES-157

6

Clinical Practice II   
RES-158

2

Advanced Physiology and Clinical Application   
Total: 8

Third Semester
18 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101 3 Composition I   
MTH-109

2

Math for Allied Health MTH-098, 135, 139 or higher can meet this requirement
PSY-104

3

Lifespan Developmental Psychology   
RES-250

4

Clinical Practice III   
RES-254

3

Respiratory Therapy Procedures III   
___-___

3

Humanities and Fine Arts

Choose from: ARB, ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE

  
Total: 18

Fourth Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
RES-137

1

Microorganisms and Disease Prevention Practices   
PSY-201

3

Human Relations in Organizations   
RES-251

4

Clinical Practice IV   
RES-255

3

Respiratory Therapy Procedures IV   
RES-200
or
PHB-105

1

1

EKG Application and Theory

Phlebotomy for Health Care Providers
  
Total: 15

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Program Coordinator
Laurie McKeown
B135
(708) 608-4124
MckeownL2@morainevalley.edu

  

Department Chairperson
Sue Phelan
Office: A240
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

   
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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