Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (B.S.R.C.) Major in Respiratory Care

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

Admission Requirements 

  1. Application for admission to the Respiratory Care (RC) undergraduate program must be made to the RC department in addition to regular university admission procedures.
  2. All applicants must have an overall GPA of 2.50 to apply.
  3. It is highly recommended that individuals interested in applying for the RC program complete RC 2213 prior to application.
  4. Admission is competitive and enrollment is limited depending on student/faculty ratios in the clinical phase of the program.
  5. Due to performance standards of the profession, students must meet specific ADA standards in accordance with physical and emotional requirements of the academic program in order to qualify for admission.

General Requirements

  1. This degree program requires admission to the university and admission to the program.  Information about the program admissions can be found at:
  2. Any student who did not complete at least two years of the same foreign language in high school is required to take 6-8 hours of the same foreign language.
  3. All courses must be taken in sequence and completed with a grade of C or higher in order to progress to the next semester in the curriculum.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
US 110011BIO 24304 
ENG 13103ENG 13203 
POSI 23103COMM 13103 
PSY 1300 or SOCI 13103HIST 13103 
BIO 13303Select one of the following:3 
Select one of the following:3  
 16 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
HIST 13203BIO 2400 or 24404 
English Literature23POSI 23203 
HIM 23603Select one of the following Statistics courses:3 
PHIL 1305 or 13203  
CHEM 13413  
 Select one of the following:3 
 15 13
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
RC 33133RC 33213RC 33333
RC 33153RC 33233RC 32322
RC 32122RC 33223RC 33343
RC 33143RC 33243 
RC 33163RC 31251 
 14 13 8
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
RC 42112RC 42232 
RC 42122RC 43213 
RC 43143RC 43223 
RC 43163RC 42252 
RC 43173RC 42242 
 13 12
Total Hours: 120

If US 1100 is waived, the student must have a minimum of 120 hours to graduate. See College Advising Center.


See the Academic Services section of the catalog for course options that satisfy Literature components.