Kinesiology

Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Requirements (includes Associate Degree)

Inorder to complete the bachelor of science degree in respiratory care, a student must take 124 semester hours and maintain a UT GPA of at least 2.0. A minimum of 64 hours must be taken at the 2000-4000 level, with a minimum of 32 hours at the 3000-4000 level. Following are the curriculum requirements.

University Core Curriculum 27-30 hours
Lower Division Professional Courses 30-35
Upper Division Professional Courses 13
 
Required Professional Courses (7 hours)
RCBS 4160 Clinical Assessment 3
RCBS 3300 Advanced Cardiac Life Support 1
RCBS 4700 Research Analysis in Respiratory Care 3
     
 
Area of Specialization (Select a minimum of 6 hours)
RCBS 4150 Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care 4
RCBS 3230 Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics II 3
RCBS 4510 Respiratory Care in Alternate Sites 3
RCBS 4800 Issues in Professional Practice 3
RCBS 4740 Polysomnography I 3
RCBS 4760 Polysommography II 3
     
Professional Support Courses
Required Professional Support Courses (16 hours)
HCAR 4360 Quality Assurance in Health Care 3
HCAR 4530 Problem Solving in the Health Care Environment 4
HCAR 4510 Medical and Legal Aspects of Health Care 3
HCAR 4550 Health Care Finance 3
PHIL 3370 Medical Ethics 3
     
Professional Support Electives (6 hours)
Select two of the following courses:
HEAL 3500 Environmental Health 3
HEAL 3800 Death and Dying 3
HEAL 4560 Health Problems of Aging 3
HEAL 4700 Nutritional Science 3
HEAL 4800

Public Health Research and Statistics

3
HIM    3200

Healthcare Resources, Payers & Consumers

3

General Electives

21-26

 

 

Last Updated: 6/26/15