Respiratory Care Program Requirements

COURSE TITLECOURSECREDITS
First Year / Semester 1
Anatomy and Physiology IBIOL2014
Chemistry ElectiveCHEMxxx4
Fundamentals of Respiratory Care I #RESP1017
Respiratory Care EquipmentRESP1152
Respiratory Care Seminar IRESP1132
   
First Year / Semester 2
Anatomy and Physiology IIBIOL2024
Introduction to PharmacologyRESP1122
Mathematics Elective**3
English Composition IENGL1013
Fundamentals of Respiratory Care II #RESP1027
   
Second Year / Semester 1
Introduction to PathologyRESP1112
English Composition IIENGL1023
Topics in Respiratory Care: 
Clinical Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
RESP1213
Fundamentals of Respiratory Care III #RESP1037
   
Second Year / Semester 2
MicrobiologyBIOL2314
General PsychologyPSYC1013
Fundamentals of Respiratory Care IV #RESP1047
Seminar II in Respiratory CareRESP1163
Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics and EvaluationRESP1171

Additional Information:

*Statistics (MATH131) or higher

#A grade of 75 (C) or better is needed for completion.

Students are assigned to clinical affiliations for two days a week during both academic years.

Associated Costs: In addition to regular tuition and fees, students are responsible for the purchase of uniforms, medical liability insurance, books, health insurance, and other associated costs. Students must also possess reliable transportation to and from clinical assignments.

Massasoit Community College is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

This program awards the A.S. Degree upon completion of 19 courses and a minimum of 70 credits.