Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Curriculum

Curriculum

Overall Total Course Requirements — 121 hours

Total University Studies Requirements — 32 hours

Foundations — 17 hours

Choose one course from each category

  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Quantitative reasoning
  • Scientific inquiry and methodologies (must include lab)
  • One additional course to fulfill the BS degree requirements

The Human Experience

One course from each category

  • Literary and Philosophical Perspectives (Humanities, Literature, Philosophy)
  • Historical Perspectives (World Civilization, World History)
  • Creative Perspectives (Art, Creative Writing, Music, Theatre)
  • Social and Behavioral Perspectives (Social/Behavioral Sciences
  • Cultural and Diverse Perspectives and Responsible Citizenship

Additional Bachelor’s Degree Requirements — 15 hours

  • Technology Intensive course
  • Writing Intensive course

Required Courses — 100 hours

  • BIO 227 Human Anatomy*
  • BIO 228 Human Anatomy Laboratory*
  • BIO 229 Human Physiology*
  • BIO 230 Human Physiology Laboratory*
  • RTP 300 Pathophysiology for Respiratory Therapists
  • RTP 301 Interpersonal and Inter-professional Communication for RTs
  • RTP 302 Introduction to Research and Evidence Based Practice
  • RTP 303 Chronic Disease Management across the Lifespan
  • RTP 400 Evidence Based Practice in Resp Therapy
  • RTP 401 Advanced Concepts in Resp Care
  • RTP 402 Leadership, Management, and Education for Health Professions
  • RTP 403 Respiratory Care Capstone
  • RTP 404 Respiratory Therapy Practice Credit
  • Respiratory care hours (minimum 42 hours)
  • *University Studies courses

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