Second Degree Program in Respiratory Therapy

RESPIRATORY THERAPY PROGRAM - PREREQUISITE COURSES

8 hours of Anatomy and Physiology I and II
4 hours of Microbiology
4 hours of General College Chemistry
3-4 hours of Physics
3 hours of General Psychology
3 hours of Ethics
3-4 hours of Statistics

Total prerequisites, 28-30 hours

Suggested Program of Study

Respiratory Therapy, Accelerated Second Degree Program

FALL

THEO 200

3

RTH. 308-9*

4

RTH. 340

2

RTH. 311*

3

BIOL 300*

3

NURS 312

3
TOTAL 18

SPRING

RTH. 313-314*

5

RTH. 350

6

RTH. 323

3

RTH. 321*

2

RTH. 455

2
TOTAL 18

SUMMER

RTH. 420*

3

RTH. 440*

3

RTH. 460

3

RTH. 485

3

RTH. 450*

3

RTH. 490*

3
TOTAL 18

*A minimum grade of C- is required in these courses for graduation. Students complete 54 semester hours in residence at Bellarmine complying with the university policy to complete a minimum of 36 semester hours, including at least 12 upper level semester hours in the degree major.