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"The job market is fantastic. A lot of the second-year students already have jobs lined up. Wherever you want to work, you can get a job." — Megan Dragonette

Program of Study for Respiratory Care, B.S.

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Hours Clinical Hours
RESP 304 Clinical Application I: Basic Respiratory Care 2 80
RESP 321 Physical Principles of Respiratory Care 2  
RESP 338 Clinical Lab I 2  
RESP 307 Disease Management I 2  
RESP 313 Cardiopulmonary Physiology I 3  
PATH 360 Pathology 3  
Total 14 80
Spring Semester Credit Hours Clinical Hours
RESP 323 Cardiopulmonary Physiology II    3  
RESP 324 Ventilatory Support 3  
RESP 340 Clinical Lab II 2  
RESP 305 Clinical Application II: Adult Critical Care I 3 120
RESP 308 Disease Management II 2  
PHRM 301 Pharmacology 2  
CBHX 320 Health Care Ethics 3  
Total 18 200
Summer Semester Credit Hours Clinical Hours
RESP 344 Clinical Lab III     2  
RESP 339 Global Teaching for the Respiratory Therapist 2
RESP 329 Neonatal Respiratory Care 2  
RESP 306 Clinical Application III: Adult Critical Care 2 4 160
RESP 330 Concepts in Hemodynamics 2  
Total 12 360

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Hours Clinical Hours
BIOL 441 Research Methods 1
RESP 438 Acid-Base Physiology 3
RESP 431 Cardiopulmonary Home Care and Rehabilitation     2  
RESP 407 Clinical Application IV: Neonatal/Pediatric Critical Care 4 160
RESP 408 Clinical Application V: Adult Critical Care 3 4 160
RESP 422 Sleep Disorders, Polysomnography and Sleep Technology I 1
ENGL 302 Professional Communications 0.5  
Total 15.5 680
Spring Semester Credit Hours Clinical Hours
RESP 439 Evidence-Based Practice in Respiratory Care 2  
RESP 436 Leadership and Management 2  
RESP 423 Sleep Disorders, Polysomnography and Sleep Technology II 2 80
RESP 409 Clinical Application VI - Comprehensive Respiratory Care 7 280
ENGL 303 Professional Communications 0.5  
Total 13.5
Total Program Credit Hours 73  
Total Program Clinical Hours   1040
Electives Credit Hours Clinical Hours
RESP 496 Teaching Independent Study 1-3 40-120
RESP 497 Research Independent Study 1-3 40-120
RESP 498 Leadership/Management Independent Study 1-3 40-120
RESP 446 Patient Care Independent Study 1-3 40-120
RESP 450 Clinical Elective (optional) 1-3 40-120