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Respiratory Therapy Program


  • High School graduation or equivalent
  • Chemistry 115 (Fundamentals of Chemistry) (4 units) or Chemistry 120 or equivalent
    Must Include Lab
    One year of High School Chemistry is equivalent to Chem 115
  • Biology 144 and 145 - Anatomy & Physiology I and II (or equivalent)
    Biology 140 (Anatomy) 141 (Physiology) or equivalent, and 141 L (Physiology Lab)
    Total (minimum) units = 9
    Must Include Lab
  • Effective Fall 2015 (Tentative) Bio 152 (Microbiology) must be taken as prerequisite before you apply to the Respiratory Therapy Program.
  • All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. It is required that these courses be completed within the past seven years. 
  • An application can be submitted once all the prerequisites are completed.
  • Applicants with international transcripts must have these evaluated through IERF, International Education Research Foundation with an officially sealed evaluation sent to Admissions and Records and one to the RT Office.

Please click the link below to see San Diego Area Colleges Program Equivalents:

Respiratory Therapy Program - Equivalency Chart



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Grossmont College
8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020

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