Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care
General Admissions Requirements
To be considered for admission to the BSRC Program, applicants must meet or exceed the following requirements:
- Be a high school graduate or equivalent
- Be admitted to Texas State University
- Complete all RC Pre-requisite courses with an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Download the BSRC Application here
- Download the RC Pre-requisite courses here
- Strongly recommended: complete RC 2213, Introduction to Respiratory Care (Elective course), with a minimum earned grade of “C” offered on the Texas State University campus each spring semester and on-line during the summer.
- Follow the instructions and be sure to submit the application, 3 references, 1 written statement as to WHY you should be considered by the Admission Committee as a RC major and the completed ADA form. Submit completed Admissions packet by May 1.
IMPORTANT: Background checks, drug screening, and proof of immunization are required following initial acceptance into the program. Applicants must successfuly clear each of these three requirements to be fully accepted into the program.
Texas State University is not required to admit to the program an applicant with a flagged background check who has been given tentative clearance for a license by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS). Applicants should be aware that such clearance by TDSHS does not guarantee an applicant’s employability.
Finally, applicants should be aware that the University does not control the individual requirements of hospital systems for clinical rotations and employment and that such requirements might directly impact an applicant’s ability to complete their clinical education, obtain future employment, or obtain appropriate licensure.
Department of Respiratory Care
|Mean of ACT Composite||20.6|
|Mean of SAT_TOTAL||984.4|
|Specific Program Requirements|
|Pre-requisite GPA||2.50 each year|
|Mean GPA of Applicants||3.29||3.12||3.27||3.3|
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