Associate in Science Degree in Respiratory Care

Degree Requirements

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science General Education Options

3 credits

 

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

BSC 2010General Biology I (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

PHY 1020Principles of Physics (P)

3 credits

or higher

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

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

MAT 1033Intermediate Algebra (P)

3 credits

or higher

All core curriculum (RET) and natural science courses require a grade of “C” or higher. BSC-2093 and BSC-2093L lab must be completed by the end of the Fall semester, first year. MAT-1033, BSC-2094 and BSC-2094L must be completed by the end of the Spring semester, first year.