Respiratory Care Selective Admission Criteria | BSCTC

Respiratory Care Selective Admission Criteria

Program admission is based on a weighted point system with applicants who receive the highest number of points selected for program admission.  Based on 65 possible (does not include observation), points are assigned as follows:

Required Courses

Required Courses
Course Grade of A Grade of B Grade of C Big Sandy Courses
BIO 137 6 5 4 +2
BIO 139 6 5 4 +2
MT 110 or MT 146 or MT 150  5 4 3 +2
ENG 101 5 4 3 +2
Social Interaction (i.e.PY 110 / SOC 101 / PSY 100) 5 4 3 +2
Oral Communications (i.e. COM 181/COM 252) 5 4 3 +2
Heritage/Humanities 5 4 3 +2
 
 

Total Possible Points from Required Courses: 51

Cumulative GPA

Cumulative GPA
GPA Points
3.8-4.0 10
3.0-3.79 8
2.5-2.99 4
< 2.5 0

Total Points Possible from Cumulative GPA: 10

Exam Scores

College Ready students will be awarded an additional 4 points based on their test scores (ACT,SAT, or KYOTE) . Please review page 50 of the KCTCS catalog for testing chart. 

Total Points Possible from Exam Scores: 4

Completed Clinical Observation Hours (Bonus Points)

Clinical Observation Hours are Not a Requirement for Application. Program faculty and administrators realize clinical observation may not be possible during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Clinical Observation Hours
Hours Completed Points Earned
1-4 1
5-8 2
9-12 4

Total Points Possible from Clinical Observation Hours: 4