Respiratory Therapy - Associate of Applied Science

(79 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.

General Education Requirements
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
Select one from the following:3
Human Relations3
Principles of Human Communication 13
Introduction to Psychology 13
Introductory Sociology 13
Related Requirements
AHS 120Medical Terminology3
BIOL 221
221 L
Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Laboratory 1
BIOL 225Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL 226Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
C S 110Computer Literacy 13
or OECS 105 Introduction to Information Technology
CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry 14
MATH 120Intermediate Algebra 13
Technical Requirements 2
Select one from the following:3
Pathophysiology 13
Health Information Introduction to Pathophysiology3
Human Pathophysiology3
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

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.


All RESP classes are restricted to students who have been accepted into the Respiratory Therapy program.