Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (B.S.R.C.) Major in Respiratory Care (R.R.T. to B.S.R.C. Online Completion Program)

Minimum required: 121 semester credit hours

Admission Requirements

  1. The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (B.S.R.C.) degree with a major in Respiratory Care requires admission to the university and admission to the program. For more information visit: http://www.health.txstate.edu/rc/
  2. Application for admission to the R.R.T. to B.S.R.C. online completion program must be made to the Department of Respiratory Care in addition to regular university admission procedures. Students will be admitted each fall, spring, and summer semester. 
  3. Students must obtain the R.R.T. credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care prior to enrolling into their final semester in the program.
  4. All applicants must have an overall GPA of 2.50 to apply.
  5. Admission is competitive and enrollment is limited.
  6. Students who earned the R.R.T. credential and who have graduated from a regionally accredited community college will be awarded 35 semester credit hours toward the B.S.R.C. completion. 
  7. 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. 

General Requirements

  1. All courses must be taken in sequence and completed with a grade of "C" or better in order to progress to the next semester in the curriculum.
  2. Completion of 11 hours of support coursework is required prior graduation:
  3. Completion of 42 hours of general education core curriculum, including the following major-specific core courses, is required prior to graduation:

Course Requirements 

Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHoursSummerHours
RC 33323RC 42162RC 43333
RC 43093RC 43113RC 43343
RC 43143RC 43243RC 42212
RC 43173RC 42242 
 RC 42112 
 12 12 8
Total Hours: 32