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Prerequisite Coursework Evaluation
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Division of Respiratory Therapy prerequisite courses at Lorain County Community College.

Applicants for admission to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Respiratory Therapy, at The Ohio State University must meet the course requirements listed below. These requirements can be satisfied by courses taken as indicated, when completed with the grade of C- or better. In some cases, there may not be a published equivalence for a prerequisite course listed. In these cases, please click on the Contact Transfer Credit Coordinator link to find the transfer credit coordinator who can best assist you.

The information provided below is derived from transfer credit equivalencies available on the Transferology website (, a course equivalency tool utilized by Ohio State and many other universities. This does not imply transfer credit equivalencies and is not intended to provide a guarantee that these university courses will subsequently be evaluated as equivalent to specific Ohio State courses. Rather, completion of these courses will satisfy the program prerequisites and thereby insure that the applicant has the academic preparation for advanced study in the professional program.

**Please be advised if any of your courses transfer as general credit and you want them to count towards your degree, you will be required to have them evaluated by the respective department. See link at

Course at Ohio State Course at Lorain County Community College
BIOLOGY 1113 BIOG161 or BIOG161G or BIOG161G, BIOG162
CHEM 1210 CHMY171 or CHMY171, CHMY172
ENGLISH 1110.01 ENGL161 or ENGL161G or ENGL161GH or ENGL161H
MATH 1148 or higher MTHM171 or MTHM171, MTHM172
PHYSICS 1200 PHYC150 or PHYC150, PHYC152 or PHYC151
PSYCH 1100 PSYH151 or PSYH151, PSYH256 or PSYH151, PSYH256, PSYH261 or PSYH151, PSYH261

ANATOMY 2300.04 or ANATOMY 3300 or EEOB 2510 BIOG121, BIOG122 = EEOB 2510
EEOB 2520 BIOG121, BIOG122
HTHRHSC 5370 or PUBHHMP 4650 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
PHYSICS 1201 PHYC150, PHYC152 or PHYC152
STAT 1450 MTHM168

Revised: June 2018

Those courses denoted with an * are not required of applicants who have a baccalaureate degree or will have one prior to entrance into the professional program and are pursuing the certificate program.

All science courses taken require a lab component.

In cases where anatomy and physiology are offered in a combined sequence course, both courses are required in order for credit to be awarded. For these courses Ohio State will award credit for EEOB 2510 (anatomy) and EEOB 2520 (physiology).

Respiratory Therapy requires an overall GPA of 2.5.

This evaluation is valid for the current application cycle only. Evaluated courses and the transferability of these courses can change, at any time, due to course content and re-evaluation. After this date, it may be necessary to contact the Admissions Office for course or program changes. If you have any questions, please contact: Graduate and Professional Admissions at:

Graduate and Professional Admissions
Student Academic Services Building, 1st Floor
281 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1132

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