Respiratory Therapy Associate Degree Course Requirements

Associate in Applied Science Course Hours Per Week Semester
Class
Lab
Clinical
Credit
FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
BIO-165 Anatomy & Physiology I 3 3 0 4
CHM-151 General Chemistry I 3 3 0 4
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
RCP-110 Intro to Respiratory Care 3 3 0 4
RCP-114 C-P Anatomy and Physiology 3 0 0 3
15 11 0 19
SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)
BIO-166 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 3 0 4
CHM-152 General Chemistry II 3 3 0 4
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
RCP-111 Therapeutics/Diagnostics 4 3 0 5
RCP-113 RCP Pharmacology 2 0 0 2
15 9 0 18
THIRD SEMESTER (Summer)
RCP-115 C-P Pathophysiology 2 0 0 2
RCP-210 Critical Care Concepts 3 3 0 4
*** Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
8 3 0 9
FOURTH SEMESTER (Fall)
RCP-139 RCP Clinical Practice I 0 0 27 9
RCP-211 Adv Monitoring/Procedures 3 3 0 4
RCP-213 Neonatal/Ped’s Concepts 2 0 0 2
5 3 27 15
FIFTH SEMESTER (Spring)
RCP-149 RCP Clinical Practice II 0 0 27 9
RCP-215 Career Preparation 0 3 0 1
*** Social/Behavioral Sciences Elect. 3 0 0 3
3 3 27 13
Total Required Minimum Semester Hours Credit
74