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STEPS Session - Respiratory Care Associate Degree

Submission of this form verifies that I have viewed the STEPS session power point and understand that to be eligible for a seat in the Respiratory Care program at HGTC I must:

  • Apply to and be accepted to HGTC.
  • Submit official high school transcript (with graduation date) or copy of GED.
  • Submit official college transcript of any other college attended.
  • Sign and submit the “Additional Admission/ Placement Requirement Affidavit” (Background Check Affidavit).
  • Be eligible to take BIO 210, MAT 120, and ENG 101, score a 70+ on the TEAS, and have a minimum 2.50 GPA on all prereq courses attempted (MAT 110/120 time limits apply).


    Successfully complete (with a minimum grade of C) all 7 Respiratory Care prerequisite courses with a 2.50 GPA: BIO 210, BIO 211, BIO 225, ENG 101, MAT 110 or 120, PSY 201, and one Humanities course.  BIO 211 and BIO 225 have 5-year time limits, and MAT 110 or 120 have 10-year time limits.
  • Submit a completed application, within the application period of May 1st – 31st, to the Admissions office on any HGTC campus.
  • If you receive notice that you are admitted to the Respiratory Care program, you will then receive follow up instructions to complete the following items. You must be prepared to:
    • Complete a Health Physical and submit the required immunizations
    • Complete and pass a Certified Background Check and Drug Screening,
    • Submit a $500.00 deposit to hold your seat
    • Show proof of current HealthCare Providers CPR

​Submit the Required Steps Session Checklist below, verifying completion of this STEPS session and indicating interest in admission to the Respiratory Care Associate Degree program.

Completion of these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into HGTC’s Respiratory Care program.

Required STEPS Checklist

I have read the requirements for admission into the Health Science program at Horry-Georgetown Technical College and I understand that I must fulfill these requirements in order to be eligible for admission: