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2014-2015
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
(72 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-119, BIO-180, BIO-181, CHM-111, and MTH-109 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.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
Summer Semester

7 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
CHM-111

4

Fundamentals of Chemistry CHM-131 can meet this requirement
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology   
Total: 7

First Semester
18 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-180

4

Human Anatomy and Physiology I   
COM-101

3

Composition I  
RES-101

3

Foundations of Respiratory Care   
RES-102

5

Fundamentals of Medical Gas Therapy   
RES-103

3

Pharmacology for Respiratory Therapy   
Total: 18

Second Semester
17 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-181

4

Human Anatomy and Physiology II   
RES-104

4

Airway Care and Gas Exchange   
RES-105

5

Respiratory Therapeutic Modalities   
RES-106

3

Patient and Ventilator Management   
RES-154

1

Respiratory Clinical Practice I   
Total: 17

Summer Semester II
5 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MTH-109

2

Math for Allied Health MTH-139 or higher can meet this requirement
RES-107 2 Managing the Critically Ill Patient   
RES-157

1

Respiratory Clinical Practice II   
Total: 5

Third Semester
12 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-119 4 Introductory Microbiology   
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
RES-201

3

Neonatal/Advanced Respiratory Care   
RES-250

2

Respiratory Clinical Practice III   
Total: 12

Fourth Semester
13 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
PSY-104

3

Life-span Developmental Psychology   
RES-202

3

Respiratory Care Capstone   
RES-251

4

Respiratory Clinical Practice IV   
___-___

3

Humanities and Fine Arts

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

  
Total: 13

Graduation Requirements
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
Carolyn De Witt

B215
(708) 608-4326
Dewittc6@morainevalley.edu

Department Chairperson
LoShay Willis

Office: B215
Telephone:(708) 608-4327
willisl26@morainevalley.edu

   
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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