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Associate of Science Degree in Respiration Care

Respiratory Student

General Education Requirements

Visit the link below for detailed descriptions of the core requirements.  Total course hours: 20 - 21. 

http://courses.mssu.edu/resp

 

Respiratory Therapy Major Requirements - Major Code RE00                                                 

See course descriptions for prerequisites

Bio 121          Human Anatomy and Physiology I* 4

Math 030       Intermediate Algebra (or higher)* 3

Eng 101         English Composition I* 3

Resp 101       Respiratory Therapy Foundations 3

Resp 102       Cardiopulmonary Sciences 3

Resp 105       Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology 3

Resp 107       Respiratory Therapy Procedures 3

Resp 108       Respiratory Procedures Lab 3

Resp 120       Cardiopulmonary Pathology 3

Resp 125       Respiratory Therapy Clinical I 3

Resp 129       Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology 3

Resp 222       Introduction to Mechanical Ventilation 4

Resp 226       Cardiopulmonary Diagnostic 3

Resp 239       Respiratory Therapy Clinical II 5

Resp 311       Neonatal/Pediatric Care 3

Resp 307       Cardiopulmonary Assessment 6

Resp 312       Mechanical Ventilation 3

Resp 313       Alternate Site Respiratory Care (WI) 3

Resp 340       Advanced Level Clinical Practice 5

Resp 341       Research Issues, Methods 1

Total     84-85

 

*Prerequisites BIO 121, ENG 101 & MATH 030 or higher meet AS degree requirement.

Associate of Science degree students must meet the Missouri Constitution Requirement by completing PSC 120 or the Missouri Constitution Test.

Students must pass the National Board for Respiratory Therapy Self Assessment Exam (SAE) for both CRT and RRT prior to graduation from Missouri Southern State University.

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