Respiratory Therapy: Post Licensure (B.S.) - Online

Respiratory Therapy: Post Licensure (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective 23
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher 33
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 44
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 44
Total Hours39-42

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses 1
HLTH 221Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology I3
HLTH 222Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology II3
CHEM 108Chemistry for Nursing Professionals4
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
NURS 105Medical Terminology 21
PHIL 380Biomedical Ethics3
PSYC 101General Psychology3
Major Core
RESP 300Respiratory Health and Disease 23
RESP 302Respiratory Care Equipment and Techniques 24
RESP 306Pulmonary Function and Testing 24
RESP 308Artificial Ventilation 23
RESP 320Neonatal Respiratory Care2
RESP 321Pediatric Respiratory Care2
RESP 322Respiratory Care for Special Populations 23
RESP 324Respiratory Pharmacology 23
RESP 400Critical Respiratory Care 23
RESP 404Guided Study in Respiratory Care 23
RESP 406Advanced Ventilatory Support3
RESP 408Pulmonary Disease Management 23
RESP 410Seminar3
RESP 420Cardiopulmonary Physiology and Monitoring3
RESP 422Current Issues in Respiratory Care3
RESP 424Teaching and Learning Respiratory Therapy 23
RESP 430Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Research3
RESP 432Respiratory Care Management and Leadership3
Elective 33
Elective 33
Elective 33
Elective 33
Total Hours86

*Total Hours required includes credit for any Major courses which may be automatically satisfied, as well as credit for transfer coursework. Students should contact Academic Advising for details.

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all major foundational courses and all upper-level courses in the major
  • 46% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
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