Associate in Science Degree in Respiratory Care

20710 - 76 credits

Degree Requirements

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

See Associate in Science Associate in Applied Science Degree General Education Options.          3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

BSC 2010General Biology I

3 credits

BSC 2093Anatomy and Physiology I

3 credits

BSC 2093LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab

1 credit

BSC 2094Anatomy and Physiology II

3 credits

BSC 2094LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab

1 credit

PHY 1020Principles of Physics

3 credits

or higher

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology

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

3 credits

RET 1007Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology

2 credits

RET 1274Respiratory Therapy Theory I

3 credits

RET 1485Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

3 credits

RET 2275Respiratory Care Theory II with Lab

3 credits

RET 2503Cardiopulmonary Diseases

2 credits

RET 2832Respiratory Therapy Clinic I

5 credits

RET 2442Respiratory Therapy Theory III with Lab

3 credits

RET 2833Respiratory Therapy Clinic II

2 credits

RET 2414CPulmonary Function Studies with Lab

3 credits

RET 2264Mechanical Ventilation with Lab

3 credits

RET 2834Respiratory Therapy Clinic III

5 credits

RET 2280Critical Respiratory Care

3 credits

RET 2835Respiratory Therapy Clinic IV

7 credits

RET 2714Pediatric/Neonatal Respiratory Care

3 credits

RET 2934Professional Development in Respiratory Care

2 credits

RET 2241Introduction to ACLS for Respiratory Care

1 credit

MAT 1033Intermediate Algebra

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.