Respiratory Therapy - Associate of Applied Science

(79-80 credits)

NOTE: Respiratory Therapy majors must earn a C or better in all Respiratory Therapy and related courses in order to remain in the program. In addition to the requirements listed here, certain Special Topics and Independent Study courses may be recommended by the advisor.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 79-80 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and IV; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition 34
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra (Technical Requirement) 3, 43
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Principles and Applications of Chemistry 34
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Introduction to Psychology 33
Introductory Sociology
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective 23-4
Core Requirements
AHS 120Medical Terminology3
BIOL 221
221 L
Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Laboratory 3
BIOL 225Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL 226Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements 5
BIOL 227Pathophysiology 33
or HIT 140 Health Information Introduction to Pathophysiology
RESP 110Respiratory Therapy I3
RESP 110 LRespiratory Therapy I Lab2
RESP 115Respiratory Therapy Pharmacology3
RESP 120Respiratory Therapy II4
RESP 120 LRespiratory Therapy II Lab2
RESP 124Respiratory Therapy II Clinical3
RESP 210Respiratory Therapy III2
RESP 210 LRespiratory Therapy III Lab2
RESP 224Respiratory Therapy IV Clinical3
RESP 230Respiratory Therapy V3
RESP 230 LRespiratory Therapy V Lab2
RESP 233Respiratory Therapy Cardiopulmonary2
RESP 234Respiratory Therapy V Clinical3
RESP 240Respiratory Therapy VI3
RESP 240 LRespiratory Therapy VI Lab2
RESP 242Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)1
RESP 243Respiratory Therapy Neonatal Resuscitation1
RESP 244Respiratory Therapy VI Clinical3
Total Credits79-80