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Traditional Program – Part-Time Three-Year Track

Bachelor of Science Degree:

The following 65-66 SC are required in the traditional program three-year track (part-time).  A full-time curriculum is also available.

Course #TitleCredits
Year 1
Fall
RESP 3116Pharmacology I1
RESP 3314Basic Assessment and Diagnosis3
RESP 3411Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology4
8
Spring
RESP 3124Introduction to Clinical Practice (optional)1
RESP 3128Pulmonary Function Testing1
RESP 3421Cardio-Respiratory Disorders4
5-6
Summer
RESP 3132Pharmacology II1
Year 2
Fall
RESP 3113Equipment and Techniques I Laboratory1
RESP 3115Basic Assessment and Diagnosis Laboratory1
RESP 3117Clinical Practicum I1
RESP 3412Equipment and Techniques I4
7
Spring
RESP 3223Equipment and Techniques II Laboratory2
RESP 3226Clinical Practicum II2
RESP 3322Equipment and Techniques II3
RESP 3327Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Care3
10
Summer
RESP 3231Clinical Internship I2
RESP 4133Patient and Family Centered Care1
RESP 4330Research and Evaluation3
6
Year 3
Fall
RESP 4241Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis2
RESP 4243Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Care2
RESP 4342Critical Care Practices3
RESP 4445Clinical Practicum III4
RESP 4140Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care1
RESP 4244Scholarship Project1
13
Spring
RESP 4146Foundations of Respiratory Care Education1
RESP 4250Integration Project2
RESP 4255Respiratory Care Seminar2
RESP 4355Leadership and Management3
RESP 4356Clinical Internship II3
RESP 4452Disease Management4
15
TOTAL65-66

A grade of “D” or “F” or a mark of “U” or “NC” in designated professional courses is not acceptable for progression to the next semester, nor is it acceptable for graduation if it occurs in the last semester of the program.

A grade of “D” in the following professional courses is acceptable for progression and/or for graduation if it occurs in the last semester of the program, as long as the student’s cumulative GPA is > 2.50:  RESP-4144:  Scholarship Project; RESP-4146:  Respiratory Education; RESP-4250:  Integration Project; RESP-4356:  Leadership and Management.

All other professional courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better in order to progress to the next semester or to graduate, if it occurs in the last semester of the program.  A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required to earn the degree.