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West Shore Community College Catalog 2017-2018

Respiratory Care, AAAS


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In Cooperation with Ferris State University

The program is a collaboration between WSCC and Ferris State University, which confers the AAAS degree. Students complete their general education courses at WSCC prior to being admitted by Ferris into the program. Interested students should contact an advisor at Student Services to set up an appointment to explore program requirements, and additional information can be obtained from Ferris at 231‐591‐2261.

The Respiratory Care Program is a seven semester course of study in cooperation with Ferris State University leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree from Ferris. The respiratory care courses in the first year of the program can be taken online from Ferris in conjunction with West Shore courses. To be accepted into the program, the general education courses listed under WSCC must be completed. In addition, a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required with a minimum grade of a B‐ in each math and science courses within two attempts. Contact the Ferris Program Coordinator for additional information at 231.591.2261.

The curriculum is designed so that all lecture courses through Ferris are delivered over the Internet. The laboratory courses meet on Ferris’ campus or at an off campus location. During the laboratory session, students practice with various pieces of equipment as they develop their patient care skill in preparation for the clinical internships. Register and pay the tuition for these courses through Ferris.

Courses by Placement/Transfer


The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation. Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore. Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Program of Study


Total: 14 Credit Hrs | 15 Contact Hrs

Semester 2


Total: 16 Credit Hrs | 17 Contact Hrs

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