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2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Respiratory Care AAS-T (Pre)


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Learning Outcomes


Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (Pre) Respiratory Care degree prepares students to enter the Bachelor of Applied Science, Respiratory Care program at Highline College.  This degree is only transferable to the Bachelor of Applied Science Respiratory Care program at Highline College.  At the completion of the AAS-T students are not eligible to take credentialing exams and are not recognized as Respiratory Therapists.  

  • Students complete general education courses in science, quantitative skill, communication, social science, humanities providing foundational knowledge required for entry into the Bachelor of Applied Science Respiratory Care program.
  • Students complete introductory courses in respiratory care topics providing foundational knowledge required for completion of the Bachelor of Applied Science Respiratory Care program.

Program Eligibility


To qualify for admission to the AAS-T (pre) Respiratory Care program, eligible applicants must have:

  • Students can apply when 30 credits of General Education Course are completed. If selected for acceptance all 45 credits of General Education Course must be completed before program start.
  • Completed 45 credits of General Education;
  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited college or university;
  • GPA 2.5 or better in all courses

Application Process


The AAS-T (pre) Respiratory Care application is combined with the BAS-Respiratory Care application and student apply for both programs with the one application.

To be considered for the Associates of Applied Science- Transfer (pre) Respiratory Care program, prospective students must submit the following:

  • Completed Highline bachelor “Application for Program Admissions” forms for the BAS-Respiratory Care (entry to profession) program. (combined with the AAS-T (pre) Respiratory Care application)
  • Nonrefundable application fee
  • Copy of transcripts from regionally accredited college or university

Important Notes


  • At the completion of the AAS-T students are not eligible to take credentialing exams and are not recognized as Respiratory Therapists.
  • Advising is a critical element in the completion of the AAS-T(Pre) Respiratory Care degree. Each student is strongly encouraged to contact the Respiratory Care department Program Director as early as possible.
  • Respiratory Care Program Director approval is required for completion of the AAS-T Respiratory Care degree.
  • The AAS-T(Pre) Respiratory Care degree is transferable only to the Bachelor of Applied Science Respiratory Care program at Highline College.

Requirements


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