The Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Technology (Respiratory Care Concentration) is a four-year program that provides the graduate with the knowledge, skills, and clinical experience to perform entry-level competencies as a Respiratory Therapist/Respiratory Care Practitioner in a range of health care settings. In addition, the program will provide curricular content including management, quality, finance, research, and advanced clinical practice for the graduate Respiratory Care Practitioner, to assume leadership roles in the health care profession.

Program Plan (tentative)

Fall Semester, Academic Year 1

  • CHEM1201 General Chemistry I (3)
  • CHEM1203 General Chemistry Lab I (1)
  • CHEM1211 General Chemistry I Recit (0)
  • UNIV1001 Transition to Univer Life (1)
  • WRIT1002 Composition I: Rhetoric and Inquiry (3)
  • Gen Ed Humanities course (3)
  • Creative & Expressive Art Elective (3)

Spring Semester, Academic Year 1

  • BIOL 2125/2126 Micro for Heal Sci (4)
  • CHEM1202 General Chemistry II (3)
  • CHEM1204 General Chemistry Lab II (1)
  • CHEM1212 General Chemistry II Recitation (0)
  • INTEC1111 Tech and Info Lit (3)
  • WRIT1003 Composition II: Res and Arg (3)
  • UNIV1002 Preparing for Prof Life (1)

Fall Semester, Academic Year 2

  • BIOL2203/2223 Human Anat & Phys I (4)
  • PSYC1141 General Psychology (3)
  • SPCH1155 Public Speaking (3)
  • Gen Ed cultural understanding course (3)
  • PHIL1440 Bio medical Ethics (3)

Spring Semester, Academic Year 2

  • BIOL2204/2224 Human Anat & Phys II (4)
  • MATH 1201 Calculus I (4)
  • Social behavioral elective (3)
  • PHYS 2203 University Physics I (3)
  • PHYS2201 University Physics Lab (1)

Fall Semester, Academic Year 3

  • MEDT 4430 Critique/Use of Research (3)
  • COMM2102 Inter’l Communication (3)
  • PSYC2210 Psychological Statistics (3)
  • RESP1001 Found of Resp Care/Lab (3)
  • RESP1021 Cardiopulmonary Pharm (3)

Spring Semester, Academic Year 3

  • RESP 1031 Cardiopulmonary A&P (3)
  • RESP 1041 Patient Assessment (2)
  • RESP 1201 Clinical Experience I (2)
  • RESP 2001 Cardiopulmonary Patho (3)
  • RESP 2011 Mechanical Vent/Lab (3)
  • RESP 2031 Resp Critical Care/lab (3)

Fall Semester, Academic Year 4

  • RESP 2051 Cardio Evaluation (2)
  • RESP 2201 Clinical Experience II (2)
  • RESP 2061 Ped and Neo Resp care/lab (3)
  • RESP 2081 Resp Care in alt sites (3)
  • RESP 2091 Mechanical Vent II/Lab (3)
  • RESP 2301 Clinical Experience III (2)

Spring Semester, Academic Year 4

  • RESP 2111 Special Top in Resp Care (3)
  • RESP 2121 EBP in Respiratory Care (3)
  • RESP 2131 Healthcare Mgmt and Leadership (3)
  • MEDT 4430 Social Determinants of Health (3)
  • RESP 2401 Clinical Experience IV (2)
Contact Information
Director, Allied Health Program/Respiratory Care Concentration
k.smithwenning@fdu.edu