Hillsborough Community College - A.S. Respiratory Care to the Valencia College B.S. Cardiopulmonary Sciences Degree

What the Student Needs to Know

What degree will be earned at Valencia College

Cardiopulmonary Sciences, B.S. Degree

What is the deadline for application?

None specified

How many credit hours will be accepted?

Transcripts must show completion of an A.S. in Respiratory Care and a minimum of 70 accepted credits including 18 specified credits in General Education.

How many credit hours until a Bachelors Degree will be awarded?

Graduation requirements include, but are not limited to the completion of 40 semester credits of upper division discipline-specific credits, plus the credits needed to satisfy the General Education requirements. Twenty-five percent (25%) of course work (32 semester credits) must be completed in residency. (See  Attachment A, Transfer Guide)

Are there mandatory courses needed for acceptance?

A minimum of 70 credits and an Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care, Cardiovascular Technology or Cardiopulmonary Technology, including 18 credits of pre-requisite course work, as specified: BSCARDIO Overview. The following additional documentation is required: 1) Official copies of transcript showing degree completion and all course work within the degree; 2) Provide proof of current professional certification, including one of the following credentials: RRT, RCIS, RCES, RCS or RCCS. Please refer to complete   BSCARDIO articulation agreement for all requirements.

Are there any scholarships available?

None specified

What date was the agreement signed?

August 2016

Is there any special information?

See  Attachment A, Transfer Guide

Who can be contacted for information at Hillsborough Community College?

Brian Mann, Ed.D.
Director, Associate in Science Degree Programs Hillsborough Community College
39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 253-7022

Who can be contacted for information at Valencia College?

Dr. Cheryl Robinson
Director, Curriculum & Articulation


Hillsborough Community College Home Page
 Hillsborough Community College Agreement
 Attachment A-Transfer Guide