ELAC RESPIRATORY THERAPY CURRICULUM MAP

The list below refers to the  first-four pre-requisites that a Student needs to complete prior to applying to the ELAC Respiratory Therapy Program as well as other RT Major Requirements that need to be completed prior to graduation.

ELAC Respiratory Therapy Pre-Requisite List

 

Course Name
Units
Human Physiology w/Lab** or Bio 20 4 Units
Anatomy w/Lab** or Bio 20 4 Units
Chemistry Intro w/Lab** 5 Units
Microbiology Intro w/ Lab */** 4-5 Units
Intermediate Algebra or Higher**/++++ 4-5 Units
Reading and Composition **/***/++++ 3 Units
RT 101 (Introduction to RT) **/***/++++ 2 Units
Communication 101 or 121 **/***/++++ 2 Units

* Microbiology must be completed within the last 7 years of the date of the application deadline.

** Semester Units: Please see an ELAC Academic Counselor, especially if you are trying to use courses taken in the quarter system for equivalency conversion and transferability.

*** Any outside coursework must be approved for transfer and/or degree suitability by the ELAC Academic Counseling Department PRIOR to submission.

++++ Note: English, Intermediate Algebra, RT-101 and Communication SHOULD be taken prior to program admission; however, they are NOT an application requirement.

Also, we advise that you complete your General Education courses before you enter the RT Program.


The ELAC Program Curriculum Map can be found below. The map is divided into two sections:

  • The first section (in purple) pertains to the classes taken for what is known as Freshmen Students or as referred within the ELAC Respiratory Therapy Department as the 1st-Year RT Course Work.
  • The second section (in green) pertains to the classes taken for what is known as Sophmore Students or as referred within the ELAC Respiratory Therapy Department as 2nd-Year RT Course Work.

Note: This curriculum map can be changed at any time. Changes made to the maps will be titled on this page as "Amendment to the ELAC RT Curriculum Map." Amendments made will be made under the approval of the ELAC Respiratory Therapy Leadership and Administration.


 

 ELAC RT Cohort Curriculum Map

Freshman year​​​​​​  
Semester/ Term: Fall
RT 101( Lecture)   2 Units

 RT 2 (Lecture/Lab)

 4 Units
RT 21 (Lecture/Lab) 3 Units
RT 6 (Lecture) 4 Units
Total Units: 13 Units
Semester / Term: Winter 2022
RT 29 *  4 Units
Total Units: 4 Units
Semester / Term : Spring 2022
 RT 7 (Lecture) 3 Units
RT 23 (Laboratory) 1 Unit
RT 30 (Lecture / Laboratory) 3 Units
RT 29 * 4 Units
Total Units: 7/11 Units

* Depending on scheduling available

Sophmore Year
Semester/ Term: Summer 2022
RT 15 (Lecture/Laboratory) 4 Units
Total Units: 4 Units
Semester/ Term: Fall 2022
RT 3 (Lecture/Laboratory) 5 Units
RT 4 (Lecture/Laboratory) 5 Units
RT 27 (Laboratory) 1 Unit
Total Units: 11 Units
Semester/ Term: Spring 2023
RT 5 (Lecture/Laboratory) 5 Units
RT 11 (Lecture/Laboratory) 5 Units
RT 28 (Laboratory) 1 Unit
Total Units: 11 Units