Courses

Students interested in the Respiratory Therapy Associate's Degree (RCP) are required to complete seventy-four credit hours in a five semester (general education courses as well as 16 RCP program-specific courses) full-time student program. Course descriptions can be found in the College Catalog.

First Semester (Fall)

Fourth Semester (Fall)

RCP 110 - Introduction to Respiratory Care

RCP 210 - Critical Care Concepts

RCP 113 - Respiratory Care Pharmacology

RCP 214 - Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care

RCP 114 - Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology

RCP 222 - Special Practice Lab

RCP 122 - Special Practice Lab

RCP 235 - Clinical Practice IV

RCP 123 - Special Practice Lab

Elective - Behavioral/Social Science

MED 120 - Survey of Medical Terminology or

MED 121 - Medical Terminology I

BIO 163 - Basic Anatomy & Physiology or

BIO 168 - Anatomy & Physiology I and

BIO 169 - Anatomy & Physiology II

Second Semester (Spring)

Fifth Semester (Spring)

RCP 111 - Therapeutics and Diagnostics

RCP 211 - Advanced Monitoring/Procedures

RCP 115 - Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology

RCP 223 - Special Practice Lab

RCP 145 - Clinical Practice II

RCP 247 - Clinical Practice V

ENG 111 - Expository Writing

Elective - Humanities/Fine Arts

MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy or

MAT 152 - Statistical Methods I or

MAT 171 - Precalculus Algebra

Third Semester (Summer)

RCP 152 - Clinical Practice III

COM 110 - Introduction to Communication or

COM 231 - Public Speaking

ENG 112 - Argument Based Research or

ENG 113 - Literature Based Research or

ENG 114 - Professional Research & Reporting

Please select here for a more detailed course sequence.