College of Technology

Respiratory Therapy

Course Sequence

Associate of Science degree: RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Required Pre-Requisite Courses – must be fulfilled and submitted to College of Technology by February 15, 2014. Respiratory Therapy students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better, and complete all Biology, Health and Respiratory Therapy courses with a 'C' or better to remain in the program.

1st Fall Semester Pre-Requisites (recommended 15 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
BIOL 1101/L Biology I 4
ENGL 1101 English Composition 3
MATH 1108 Intermediate Algebra or sufficient ACT/Compass score 3
HCA 1210 or HO 0106 Medical Terminology and Communication 2
PSYC 1101 or SOC 1101/1102 Introduction to General Psychology or Sociology 3
1st Spring Semester Pre-Requisites (recommended 13 credits)
COMM 1101 Principles of Speech 3
CHEM 1101 or CHEM 1111/L General Chemistry 3 OR 5
ENGL 1102 Critical Reading & Writing 3
BIOL 3301/Lab Anatomy and Physiology, and Lab 4
BIOL 3302/Lab Anatomy and Physiology, and Lab 4
1st Summer Session Pre-Requisites (recommended 4 credits)
BIOL 2221/L Introduction to Microbiology, and Lab 4
2nd Fall Semester (recommended 13 credits)
Required Program Coursework (must be accepted through competitive program process to complete courses)
OBJECTIVE 3 General Education Requirement (Schedule with an Advisor) 3
BIOL 3301/L or BIOL 3302/L Anatomy and Physiology, and Lab 4
RESP 2200 Introduction to Respiratory Care & Lab 3
RESP 2200L Introduction to Respiratory Care Lab 1
RESP 2211 Pharmacotherapy for the Respiratory Therapist 2
2nd Spring Semester (recommended 16 credits)
RESP 2214 Introduction to Pulmonary Disease 4
RESP 3301 Mechanical Ventilators 3
RESP 3301L Mechanical Ventilators Lab 1
RESP 3320 Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Procedures 5
2nd Summer Session (recommended 5 credits)
RESP 2231 Patient Assessment I 2
RESP 3325 Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Procedures II 3
3rd Fall Semester (recommended 15 credits)
RESP 2232 Patient Assessment II 2
RESP 2280 Case Management I 2
RESP 3330 Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Procedures III 5
OBJECTIVE 7 or 8 General Education Requirement (Schedule with an Advisor) 3
3rd Spring Semester (recommended 13 credits)
RESP 3310 Case Management II 2
RESP 3335 Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Procedures IV 5
OBJECTIVE 9 General Education Requirement (Schedule with an Advisor) 3
OBJECTIVE 6 (not previously taken) General Education Requirement (Schedule with an Advisor) 3
General Education Requirements
Objectives 1 or 2 6
Objective 3 3
Objective 6 (must be PSYCH 1101, SOC 1101 SOC 1102) 3
3 Credits from an Objective not yet used. 3

Students may be required to complete pre-requisite courses for English and Math and Science courses. Transfer courses may be considered to meet course requirements.