Requirements for a Major in Respiratory Therapy

Required basic courses: RTH. 308, 309, 311, 313, 314, 321, 323, 340, 350, 410, 420, 440, 450, 455, 460, 485, 490, and NURS 312.
Required related courses: BIOL 108, BIOL 109, BIOL 300; CHEM 214; a Physics (PHYS) elective; MATH 105 (or higher) and MATH 200 or MATH 205; MDLS 200; PSYC 103.
 

Suggested Program of Study

Respiratory Therapy Traditional 4-Year Program, Bachelor of Health Science

Freshman Year

Gen Ed BIOL 108*

4

Gen Ed IDC. 100

1

Gen Ed IDC. 101

3

Gen Ed MATH 105*

3

Gen Ed PSYC 103

3
TOTAL 14

CHEM 214*

4

Gen Ed BIOL 109*

4

Gen Ed ENGL 101

3

Gen Ed HIST 116 or 117

3

Gen Ed PHIL 160

3
TOTAL 17

Sophomore Year

MATH 200 or 205

3-4

MDLS 200*

4

Gen Ed IDC. 200

3

Gen Ed English Literature 200-level

3
TOTAL 13-14

Physics Elective

3-4

Gen Ed PHIL 301

3

Gen Ed THEO 200

3

Gen Ed Fine Arts

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 15-16

Junior Year

RTH. 308 / 309*

4

RTH. 311*

3

RTH. 340

2

BIOL 300*

3

Gen Ed IDC. 301

3
TOTAL 15

RTH. 313 / 314*

5

RTH. 321*

2

RTH. 323

3

RTH. 350

6
TOTAL 16

Senior Year

RTH. 420*

3

RTH. 450*

3

RTH. 460

3

NURS 312

3

Gen Ed IDC. 401

3

Elective

3-4
TOTAL 18-19

Gen Ed Theology Elective

3

RTH. 410

3

RTH. 440*

3

RTH. 455

2

RTH. 485

3

RTH. 490*

3
TOTAL 17

* A minimum grade of C- is required in these courses for graduation.
Student in the traditional program begin as pre-respiratory therapy majors and must be fully accepted to the major prior to taking RTH. courses (see Admissions criteria on the Respiratory Therapy program page).