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Respiratory Care Progression Policy


Students must earn a grade of C or better in no more than 2 attempts in the following pre-requisites:

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all CHP Core Curriculum requirements.


A letter grade of “C” or higher is required for all Respiratory Care Program requirements including core and general education courses.

  • Any student that receives less than a letter grade of “C” in one Respiratory Care course must stop the Respiratory Care sequence. They must repeat the course the next time it is offered (if a seat is available).
  • Two unsuccessful (less than a letter grade of “C”) attempts in any required course (or two unsuccessful attempts in the same course) will result in dismissal from the Respiratory Care Program.
  • If at any time a student’s college cumulative GPA falls below a 2.5 they will be dismissed from the Respiratory Care Program.

  • All general education requirements must be completed prior to the start of internship. Any student not completing all these requirements will not be allowed to enter internship.

If a student is dismissed from the program, they may not return to the Respiratory Care Program for a minimum of 5 years.