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Respiratory Care Curriculum

60 credit hours required to graduate

Course # Course Name Hours
Prerequisite (8 hours total)
BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors 4
Course # Course Name Hours
First Semester (11 hours total)
HPRS 1206 Essentials of Medical Terminology 2
RSPT 1410 Respiratory Care Procedures I 4
RSPT 1207 Cardiopulmanory Anatomy & Physiology 2
RSPT 1201 Introduction to Respiratory Care 2
RSPT 1160 Clinical I 1
Course # Course Name Hours
Second Semester (13 hours total)
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
RSPT 2210 Cardiopulmonary Disease 2
RSPT 1411 Respiratory Care Procedures II 4
RSPT 1113 Basic Respiratory Care Pharmacology 1
RSPT 1361 Clinical II 3
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.