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Samford University    
  Feb 20, 2018
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Respiratory Care Major (B.S.)

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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.

Required Courses

University Core Curriculum: 22 credits

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General Education Requirements: 24 Credits

Humanities  (select one course from the list of General Elective Requirements).

Respiratory Care Major: 82 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

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