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Respiratory Care A.A.S. Curriculum

66 credit hours required to graduate.

Course # Course Name Hours
Prerequisite (12 hours total)
BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors 4
Course # Course Name Hours
First Semester (12 hours total)
HPRS 1206 Essentials of Medical Terminology 2
RSPT 1410 Respiratory Care Procedures I 4
RSPT 1307 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 3
RSPT 1201 Introduction to Respiratory Care 2
RSPT 1160 Clinical I 1
Course # Course Name Hours
Second Semester (14 hours total)
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
RSPT 2310 Cardiopulmonary Disease 3
RSPT 1411 Respiratory Care Procedures II 4
RSPT 1113 Basic Respiratory Care Pharmacology 1
RSPT 1361 Clinical II 3

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Course # Course Name Hours

Third Semester (6 hours total) - Summer

RSPT 1362 Clinical III 3
RSPT 2355 Critical Care Monitoring 3
Course # Course Name Hours
Fourth Semester (12 hours total)
PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
RSPT 2358 Advanced Respiratory Care Pt. Assess 3
RSPT 2353 Neonatal/Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Care 3
RSPT 2360 Clinical IV (Capstone) 3
Course # Course Name Hours
Fifth Semester (10 hours total)
Elective Humanities or Visual/Performing Arts 3
RSPT 2361 Clinical V (Capstone) 3
RSPT 2231 (Clinical) Simulations in Respiratory Care 2
RSPT 2147 Specialties in Respiratory Care 1
RSPT 2139 Advanced Cardiac Life Support 1

It is recommened that students complete all general educational requirements
prior to applying to the program.

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