Curriculum

Suggested courses and information provided on curriculum pages is not to be used in place of academic advisement from the student's assigned advisor. Students should always visit with an advisor before enrollment to ensure selected options contribute to the overall course of study, academic schedule, and student success.

 

Associate in Applied Science Degree

First Year: Prerequisites for Admission (27 credit hours)
Anatomy & Physiology
Intermediate or College Algebra
English Composition I
English Composition II or Public Speaking
General Psychology
Chemistry or Introduction to Chemistry
Microbiology



5 hrs.
3 hrs.
3 hrs.
3 hrs.
3 hrs.
5 hrs.
5 hrs. 

 

First Year: Spring Semester
Introduction to Clinical Practicum
Respiratory Physiology
RT Procedures I
RT Pharmacology

 


2 hrs.
4 hrs.
4 hrs.
2 hrs.

 

First Year Summer Semester
Open for required general education courses if needed

 


(see faculty advisor)

 

Second Year: Fall Semester
RT Procedures II
Pediatric & Neonatal Respiratory Care
Respiratory Diseases
RT Seminar
Clinical Practicum II

 


5 hrs.
3 hrs.
2 hrs.
1 hrs.
4 hrs.

 

Second Year: Spring Semester
RT Procedures III
RT Clinical Practicum III
Clinical Simulation and Review 
Advanced Life Support

 


5 hrs.
5 hrs.
1 hrs.
3 hrs.

 

Summer Semester:
Critical Care Practicum

 


6 hrs.

 

Major Requirements Total

 

74 hrs.
 

 

*General Psychology, Public Speaking and either Introduction to Chemistry or Microbiology may be completed concurrent with the program core curriculum with RT program advisors permission. Any exceptions for prerequisite course completion dates may be considered for approval by the program coordinator. All prerequisite courses must be completed prior to enrolling in the Critical Care Practicum course.

A grade of "C" or better is required for all general education and respiratory therapy courses.

 

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