Award: Career Studies Certificate
Additional Program Information: https://www.brcc.edu/academics/programs/respiratory-therapy/
Purpose: To prepare students for admission in the A.A.S. degree program in Respiratory Therapy at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (JSRCC).
Possible occupations for graduates: licensed respiratory therapist in hospitals, clinics, research facilities, home care agencies, and alternate care sites.
The Respiratory Therapy Associate of Applied Science degree program is a partnership program with Reynolds Community College. Students complete general education courses at Blue Ridge Community College and subsequently apply to Reynolds Community College to complete the remaining program requirements. Students will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to treat, manage, and care for patients with breathing abnormalities, under the supervision of a physician.
For information about general education requirements at BRCC, go to http://www.brcc.edu/academics/programs/index.html or contact Ms. Beth Styers in the Academic Advising Center. For additional information about the Respiratory Therapy program, contact Ms. Sherry Compton at Reynolds Community College at 804-523-5013.
All courses in this career studies certificate must be complete or in progress by the application deadline for admission into the A.A.S. degree program in Respiratory Therapy at JSRCC. Completion of this career studies certificate does not guarantee admission into J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Respiratory Therapy A.A.S. program.
Prior to applying to the A.A.S. degree program in Respiratory Therapy at JSRCC, students enrolled in the CSC must also complete the following:
Students should work with an Academic Advisor and consult the College website at https://www.brcc.edu/academics/programs/respiratory-therapy/about/ for a full list of admission requirements.
|SDV 100||College Success Skills||1|
|ENG 111||College Composition I||3|
|BIO 141||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|BIO 142||Human Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|ITE 119||Information Literacy||3|
|Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
|Social and Behavioral Science elective||3|
|Total Credit Hours||21|