Degree or Program Details


Respiratory Therapy - Associate of Applied Science
Extended A.A.S. Degree Program
This program prepares students for an entry-level position as a registered respiratory therapist. The respiratory therapist applies scientific knowledge and theory to practical clinical problems of respiratory care. The advanced respiratory therapist is qualified to assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technician functions.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 92

Liberal Studies 12
Humanities or Social Science Elective 4

Health Promotion 1

These professional sequence courses required for the major will be offered beginning in the 2008 fall semester 
Required Courses in Major 56

Other Required Courses 23