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.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (46 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (9 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I**
    3
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II**
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • PHI 1600
    Ethics
    3
  • Total
    Any Humanities course from those offered
    3
BEHAVIORAL / SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • DEP 2004
    Human Growth and Development
    3
  • PSY 1012
    General Psychology
    3
NATURAL SCIENCE (18 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • BSC 1085C
    Anatomy & Physiology I
    4
  • BSC 1086C
    Anatomy & Physiology II
    4
  • CHM 1033
    Introduction to Chemistry
    3
  • CHM 1033L
    Introduction to Chemistry Lab
    1
  • MCB 2000C
    Microbiology
    3
  • HSC 1531C
    Medical Terminology
    3
MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I**
    3
  • STA 2014
    Introduction to Statistics**
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     

LOWER LEVEL COURSES (38 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • Total
    Current RRT Credential
    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 (see page 205)

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.