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Academic CredentialAssociate in Arts (AA)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayHealth Sciences
AdvisorJennifer Barber
Program Coordinator

Academic Program Specialist850.913.3311
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Respiratory Care Option, AA

Communications Area
Mathematics Area
•+*MAC 1140Precalculus Algebra3 credit hours
Natural Sciences Area
•+PHY 2053College Physics I3 credit hours
•+BSC 2085Human Anat/Phy I3 credit hours
Total Degree Hours60

Completing this AA option will not result in eligibility to sit for the licensing exam to become a registered respiratory therapist. Please refer to the AS degree option for Respiratory Care should that be your goal at Gulf Coast State College.

• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.
+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.
* Minimum grade of "C" required.
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