College of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

RESPIRATORY CARE BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM

(Students should follow and complete the degree requirements as displayed)

Freshmen Year

Credit Hours

Fall Semester HHS 1000 - College Orientation 1
MATH 1320 - College Algebra 3
KINE 2560 - Anatomy & Physiology I 3
KINE 2460 - A & P I Lab 1
HEAL 1800 - Medical Terminology 3
ENGL 1110 - College Comp. I 3
    14
     
Spring Semester

ENGL 1130- or Higher - Coll. Comp II

3
PHIL 1020 - Critical Thinking 3
KINE 2570 - Anatomy& Physiology II 3
KINE 2470 - A&P II Lab 1
CHEM 1120 - Chem. for Health Sci. 4
    14

 

Sophomore Year

Credit Hours

Fall Semester

KINE 2590 - Microbio. & Inf. Disease

3
HEAL 3800 - Death & Dying  3
CMPT 1100 - Computer Info. Appls. 3
Profess. Support Elective (see list) 3
Multicultural Elective  3
    15
     
Spring Semester

HEAL 4700 - Nutrition Science

3
PHIL 3370 - Medical Ethics 3
PSY 1010 -  Intro to Psychology 3
Profess. Support Elective (see list) 1
Humanities Elective 4
    15
     
Summer Semester RCBS 3010 - Resp. Care Fund. 4
RCBS 3020 - Resp. Care Practice I 4
    8

 

Junior Year

Credit Hours

Fall Semester

RCBS 3110 - Resp. Care Therapeut. I

4
RCBS 3120 - Resp. Care Practice II 7
RCBS 3130 - Cardiopul. Diagnost. I 4
    15
     
Spring Semester

RCBS 3210 - Resp. Care Therapeut. II 

4
RCBS 3220 - Resp. Care Practice III 7
RCBS 3230 - Cardiopul. Diagnostics II 3
Social Science Elective  3
    17

 

Senior Year

Credit Hours

Fall Semester

RCBS 4140 - Integrat. Clinic.Pract. I

4
RCBS 4150 - Neonatal/Ped. Resp. 4
RCBS 4160 - Clinical Assessment  3
RCBS 4700 - Res. Anal in Resp. Care 3
    14
     
Spring Semester

RCBS 3300 - Adv. Card. Life Support

1
RCBS 4240 -  Integrat. Clinic. Pract. II 3
RCBS 4510 - Resp. Care, Altern. Sites 3
RCBS 4800 - Issues in Prof. Practice 3
RCBS 4810 - Prep. for Prof. Practice 1
Multicultural Elective 3
    14

Total 126 Hours

Professional Support Electives (choose 2)
HEAL 2500 - Personal Health
HEAL 2700 - Community Health
HEAL 3500 - Environmental Health
HEAL 4560 - Health Problems of Aging

HEAL 4800 - Public Health Research and Statistics

HIM   3200 - Health Care Resources, Payers & Consumers
HCAR 4360 - Quality Assurance in Health Care
HCAR 4510 - Medical and Legal Aspects of Health Care
HCAR 4530 - Problem Solving in the Health Care Environment
HCAR 4550 - Health Care Finance

RCBS 4740 - Polysomnography I

RCBS 4760 - Polysomnography II

Last Updated: 10/13/15