Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 120 Credits)

The purpose of this program is to enhance the education of RRT graduates with a current NBRC credential to provide them with professional growth and skills in areas of management, cultural diversity, and supervisory skills across various healthcare settings. FNU awards a Bachelor of Science degree upon completion. The program is designed to be taken on line in its entirety, and or to be taken partly on line and partly on campus.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (46 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (9 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • ENC 11012
    English Composition II **
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • PHI 1600
    Ethics
    3
  •  
    3
BEHAVIORAL / SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • DEP 2004
    Human Growth and Development
    3
  • PSY 1012
    General Psychology
    3
MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I**
    3
  • STA 2014
    Introduction to Statistics**
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     
NATURAL SCIENCE (18 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • BSC 1085C
    Anatomy & Physiology I
    4
  • BSC 1086C
    Anatomy & Physiology II
    4
  • CHM 1025
    Introduction to Chemistry
    3
  • CHM 1025L
    Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory**
    1
  • MCB 2000C
    Microbiology
    3
  • HSC 1531C
    Medical Terminology
    3

LOWER LEVEL COURSES (38 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  •  
    38

UPPER LEVEL COURSES (36 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • HSA 3412
    Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    3
  • PLA 4522
    Health Care Law
    3
  • HSA 4502
    Risk Management
    3
  • RET 4050
    Research Methods
    3
  • RET 4715
    Advanced Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care
    4
  • RET 3419
    Diagnostics & Nontraditional Health Care Delivery
    3
  • RET 4536
    Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
    3
  • RET 3023
    Introduction to Cardiopulmonary Science
    3
  • HSC 3612
    Clinical Exercise Physiology for Health Science
    3
  • RET 4034
    Problems in Patient Management
    3
  • RET 4445
    Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics
    3
  • RET 4616
    Advanced Seminar in Respiratory Therapy
    2

•All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.

NOTE: A total of up to 60 credits may be transferred from the General Education and/or Elective courses taken during a degree program. FNU reserves the right to transfer the appropriate courses.

*General Education Component

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

For program accreditation and outcomes go to: www.coarc.com

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