A full-time program culminating in a bachelor of science degree with a major in respiratory care, this program will prepare graduates to be advanced respiratory therapists for assessment and treatment of patients with heart and lung problems. In addition to hospital-based care, graduates will also be prepared to assist in the prevention of cardiopulmonary disease, and the management, care, and rehabilitation of patients with chronic disease. This program will prepare students to sit for the national board exam and obtain a license to practice. It is also an excellent option for those interested in preparing for admission to other health profession graduate degree programs.
General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits
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General Education - Distribution Areas: 24 Credits
Natural and Computational Sciences (typically three courses) (8):
CHEM 108 and CHEM 109
Social Sciences (choose one course from the following) (4):