College of Health and Human Services

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: 7/25/17