Curriculum for the Respiratory Care Program

Basic Science and Core Health Professions Courses

(Junior and Senior Year)

Courses Credits
HAS 332 Management Concepts for the Health Professions 1
HAS 351 Research Literacy/Research Design 1
HAS 355 Integrative System Physiology 4
HAS 363 Computer Literacy for Health Professionals 1
HAS 490 Research Tutorial 2
HBA 461 Regional Human Anatomy 5
HBP 310 Pathology 3

Professional Courses (Junior Year)

Courses Credits
HAT 304 Cardiopulmonary Physiology 4
HAT 306 Patient Evaluation 2
HAT 315 Pharmacology 4
HAT 320 Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Treatment I 3
HAT 330 Pulmonary Pathology 3
HAT 331 Respiratory Care Techniques I 3
HAT 332 Respiratory Care Techniques II 3
HAT 333 Pulmonary Diagnostic Techniques 3
HAT 470 Polysomnographic Technology I 3
HAT 340 Cardiovascular Clinical* 2
HAT 350 Basic Respiratory Care Clinical* 4
HAT 353 Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinical* 2
HAT 475 Polysomnographic Technology I Clinical* 2
HAT 487 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Clinical* 2

Professional Courses (Senior Year)

Courses Credits
HAT 335 Medical Ethics 2
HAT 410 Introduction to Clinical Education 2
HAT 415 Respiratory Care Techniques IV 2
HAT 420 Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Treatment II 3
HAT 431 Respiratory Care Techniques III 4
HAT 432 Perinatal Respiratory Care 4
HAT 494 Respiratory Care Board Review 1
HAT 411 Clinical Teaching in Respiratory Care* 4
HAT 450 Critical Care Clinical* 5
HAT 451 Perinatal Care Clinical* 4
HAT 482 Physiologic Monitoring Clinical* 2
Minimum Credits for Respiratory Care 89

Polysomnography Speciality Option Course and Clinical

Courses Credits
HAT 471 Polysomnographic Technology II 2
HAT 476 Polysomnographic Technology II Clinical * 2
Minimum Credits for Respiratory Care and Polysomnography 93

With a minimum of 57 credits of prerequisites, total Bachelor of Science credits: 146-150


*Clinical practice will consist of full-time clinical instruction and practice at affiliated health care facilities.