Major Academic Plan for A.S. in Respiratory Therapy

2020-2021

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 English Composition 3 CGE Appropriate Placement Score 
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1101/BIOL 1101L Biology I and Lab 4  GE Ability to place into MATH 1108 
GE Objective 5: CHEM 1101 General Chemistry 3 CGE MATH 1108 or equivalent  
HO 0106 Medical Terminology
or HE 2210 Medical Terminology and Communication
or HCA 2210 Medical Terminology and Communication
2 C    
Semester Total12
Second Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 Principles of Speech 3 CGE   
GE Objective 3 3 CGE   
GE Objective 6: SOC 1101 or SOC 1102 or PSYC 1101 3 CGE   
BIOL 3301
3301L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
4 C F, SBIOL 1101 or BIOL 2227 w/labs
Semester Total13
Third Semester
SUMMER        
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
BIOL 2221
2221L Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
4 C  CHEM 1101 or CHEM 1111 and CHEM 1111L
Semester Total7
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 CGE ENGL 1101 or equivalent 
BIOL 3302
3302L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab
4 C F, SBIOL 1101 or BIOl 2227
RESP 2200
2200L Introduction to Respiratory Care
and Introduction to Respiratory Care Lab
4 C FHO 0106 or HE/HCA 2210
RESP 2211 Pharmacotherapy for Respiratory Therapists 2 C F RESP 2200.
Semester Total13
Fifth Semester
RESP 2214 Introduction to Pulmonary Disease 4 C SRESP 2200 
RESP 3301
3301L Mechanical Ventilators
and Mechanical Ventilators Lab
4 C SRESP 2200
RESP 3320 Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Procedures I 5 C SRESP 2200/RESP 2200L, RESP 2211 
Semester Total13
Sixth Semester
SUMMER        
GE Objective 6: Select from options not already taken 3 C-GE   
RESP 2231 Patient Assessment I 2 C SuRESP 2214 
RESP 3325 Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Procedures II 3 C SuRESP 2214, RESP 3301, RESP 3320 
Semester Total8
Seventh Semester
GE Objective 4 3 C-GE   
RESP 2232 Patient Assessment II 2 C FRESP 2231 
RESP 2280 Case Management I 2 C FRESP 2231 
RESP 3330 Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Procedures III 5 C FRESP 2231, RESP 3325 
Semester Total12
Eighth Semester
GE Objective 7 or 8 3 C-GE   
GE Objective 9 3 C-GE   
RESP 3310 Case Management II 2 C SRESP 2280 
RESP 3335 Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Procedures IV 5 C SRESP 2232, RESP 2280, RESP 3330 
Semester Total13
Total91