Respiratory Therapy (RRT to BSRT) - Online

Respiratory Therapy (RRT to BSRT) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. 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
HLTH 221Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology I 13
HLTH 222Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology II 13
CHEM 108Chemistry for Nursing Professionals 14
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics 13
NURS 105Medical Terminology 11
PHIL 380Biomedical Ethics 13
PSYC 101General Psychology 13
Total Hours20
Major Core
RESP 320Neonatal Respiratory Care2
RESP 321Pediatric Respiratory Care2
RESP 406Advanced Ventilatory Support3
RESP 420Cardiopulmonary Physiology and Monitoring3
RESP 422Current Issues in Respiratory Care3
RESP 430Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Research3
RESP 432Respiratory Care Management and Leadership3
Elective 13
Elective 13
Elective 13
Elective 13
The following courses are a part of the degree, but will be automatically satisfied for RRTs: 235
Respiratory Health and Disease
Respiratory Care Equipment and Techniques
Pulmonary Function and Testing
Artificial Ventilation
Respiratory Care for Special Populations
Respiratory Pharmacology
Critical Respiratory Care
Guided Study in Respiratory Care
Pulmonary Disease Management
Teaching and Learning Respiratory Therapy
Total Hours66
Free Electives
Choose 0-8 credit hours of Free Electives0-8
Total Hours0-8

*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
  • 25% 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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