Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (B.S.R.C.) Major in Respiratory Care (RRT-to-BSRC Online Degree Completion Program)

Minimum required: 120 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 RRT-to-BSRC degree completion program must be made to the Respiratory Care department in addition to regular university admission procedures. Students will be admitted each fall, spring, and summer semester. 
  3. Students must hold the RRT credential from a CoARC accredited community college with regional accreditation.
  4. All applicants must have an overall GPA of 2.50 to apply.
  5. Admission is competitive and enrollment is limited.
  6. Completion of 42 hours of general education core curriculum requirements, including the following major-specific core requirements:
  7. Completion of 11 hours of support coursework:
  8. Students who earned the RRT credential at a CoARC and and regionally accredited community college will be awarded 35 semester credit hours toward the BSRC completion. 
  9. 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.

Course Requirements 

Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHoursSummerHours
RC 43143RC 32322RC 42242
RC 43173RC 43113RC 43333
RC 43093RC 42112RC 43343
RC 43213RC 42162 
 RC 43243 
 12 12 8
Total Hours: 32