Associate of Science Degree in Respiratory Care

Degree Requirements

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

BSC 2010General Biology I (P)

3 credits

PHY 1020Principles of Physics (P)

3 credits

BSC 2093Anatomy and Physiology I (P)

3 credits

BSC 2093LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab (P)

1 credit

BSC 2094Anatomy and Physiology II(P)

3 credits

BSC 2094LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab (P)

1 credit

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology (P)

3 credits

General Education courses may be taken prior to acceptance into the program or must be completed while enrolled in the program.

Major Field Required Courses - 56 credits

MAT 1033Intermediate Algebra (P)

3 credits

RET 1024Introduction to Respiratory Care (O)

3 credits

RET 1007Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology (O)

2 credits

RET 1274Respiratory Care Theory I (O)

3 credits

RET 1485Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology (O)

3 credits

RET 2275Respiratory Care Theory II with Lab (O)

3 credits

RET 2503Cardiopulmonary Diseases (O)

2 credits

RET 2832Respiratory Therapy Clinic I (O)

5 credits

RET 2442Respiratory Care Theory III with Lab (O)

3 credits

RET 2833Respiratory Therapy Clinic II (O)

2 credits

RET 2414CPulmonary Function Studies with Lab (O)

3 credits

RET 2264Mechanical Ventilation with Lab (O)

3 credits

RET 2834Respiratory Therapy Clinic III (O)

5 credits

RET 2280Critical Respiratory Care (O)

3 credits

RET 2835Respiratory Therapy Clinic IV (O)

7 credits

RET 2714Pediatric/Neonatal Respiratory Care (O)

3 credits

RET 2934Professional Development in Respiratory Care (O)

2 credits

RET 2241Introduction to ACLS for Respiratory Care (O)

1 credit

All core curriculum and natural science courses require a grade of “C” or higher. Anatomy and Physiology I and corequisite lab must be completed by the end of the Fall semester, first year. MAT 1033, Anatomy and Physiology II and corequisite lab must be completed by the end of the Spring semester, first year.