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Respiratory Therapy Technology - A.A.S. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print


Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences

 

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.

 

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (37 credits)  Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  RTT 11000 Introduction to Respiratory Therapy 2
    11003 Application and Mechanisms of Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology 3
    11004 Therapeutics 6
    11006 Introduction to Clinical Respiratory Therapy 3
    11008 Blood Gas Analysis 2
    21000 Critical Care    4
    21001 Mechanical Ventilation    5
    21003 Perinatal and Pediatric Respiratory Therapy 2
    21004 Advanced Diagnostics 3
    21005 Rehabilitation and Continuing Care 2
    21010 Respiratory Therapy Capstone 3
    21012 Basic Research Development and Analysis 2
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (32 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
KBS BSCI 11010
11020

20020
Anatomy and Physiology I for Allied Health (3)* and
Anatomy and Physiology II for Allied Health (3)*
or
Biological Structure and Function (5)*
5-6
    20021

30171
Basic Microbiology (3)
or
General Microbiology (4)
3-4
KBS CHEM 10050

10054

10060

10061
Fundamentals of Chemistry (3)
or
General and Elementary Organic Chemistry (5)
or
General Chemistry I (4)
or
General Chemistry II (4)
3-5
  HED

PTST
14020

10009
Medical Terminology
or
Medical Terminology
1
  PHY 12111

13001

13002

13011
13012
Physics for Health Technologies (3)
or
General College Physics I (4)
or
General College Physics II (4)
or
College Physics I (2) and
College Physics II (2)
3-4
KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
  RTT 11001 Respiratory Care Pharmacology 2
    11002 Cardiopulmonary Diseases 3
Kent Core Composition 3
Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts 3
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3
   MINIMUM TOTAL  70

*Students who have successfully completed ATTR/EXSC 25057/25058 Human Anatomy and Physiology I/II may use those courses in place of BSCI 20020 Biological Structure and Function or BSCI 11010/11020 Anatomy and Physiology in Allied Health I/II.

All courses required in Respiratory Therapy Technology require a minimum C (2.000) grade.