Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy—Degree Completion

Students can start in any semester – Fall, Spring or Summer. The first course to start the program is RES 440 Advanced Cardiopulmonary Physiology for Respiratory Care, offered all three semesters. You can then take 1 to 4 courses per semester and finish the program in one year or up to four years. All other required classes can be taken as they appear in the semester offerings. The last course of the program is RES 490 Respiratory Care Capstone also offered in all 3 semesters. 

Respiratory Care Required Classes (cannot be transferred in)

Course

Title

Semester Hours

RES 410

Leadership in Healthcare

3

RES 420

Protocols and Guidelines in Respiratory Care

3

RES 430

Introduction to Healthcare Research

3

RES 440

Advanced Cardiopulmonary Physiology for Respiratory Care

3

RES 450

Teaching in the Healthcare Setting

3

RES 460

Essentials of ECLS

3

RES 470

Principles of Care Coordination in Respiratory Disease Management

3

RES 480

Evidence-Based Care in RC Practice

3

RES 480

Respiratory Care Capstone

3

Required MCPHS Classes (can be transferred in)

Course

Title

Semester Hours

LIB 220

Intro to Interpersonal Communication for Healthcare Professionals

3

LIB 512

Health care Ethics

3

Elective (only one is required) 3 credits

Course

Title

Semester Hours

RES 495

Respiratory Care Internship

3

 

MCPHS elective (any course offered at MCPHS approved by the Respiratory Care program director)

3

Total Credit Hours 36