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Respiratory Care - B.S. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity-Domestic; DG Diversity-Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min Grade
  UC 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1 1  
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (33 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Attribute Course Title Credits Min Grade
  NURS 46000 Healthcare Policy 3  
  RSPC 30000 Professional Practice in Respiratory Care 3  
  RSPC 30002 Leadership and Management in Respiratory Care 3  
  RSPC 30004 Educational Instruction in Respiratory Care 3  
  RSPC 30006 Sleep Medicine and Polysomnography 3  
  RSPC 40000 Disease Management in Respiratory Care 3  
WIC RSPC 40002 Research Development in Respiratory Care 3 C 2
  RSPC 40004 Advanced Practice in Respiratory Care 3  
  RSPC 40006 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Respiratory Care 3  
  RSPC 40075 Information and Patient Care Technology for Healthcare Professionals 3  
ELR RSPC 41092 Practicum for Respiratory Care 3  
Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
KSS/DD PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3 3  
  Statistics, choose from the following 4: 3-4  
KMC MATH 10041 Introductory Statistics (4)    
  MIS 24056 Fundamentals of Business Statistics (3)    
  PH 30002 Introductory Biostatistics (3)    
  PSYC 21621 Quantitative Methods in Psychology I (3)    
Data Analysis (3)   and
Data Analysis Laboratory (1)
  Kent Core Composition 6  
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7  
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5  
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each) 9  
  Kent Core Social Sciences (recommended SOC 12050) 3  
  Kent Core Additional 6  
  Associate degree coursework and general electives 5 47  
  1. UC 10097 is not required of transfer students with 25 credits (excluding College Credit Plus) or students age 21+ at time of admission.
  2. A minimum C (2.000) grade must be earned to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.
  3. These are requirements for admission to professional study and must be completed with a minimum 2.000 overall GPA.
  4. The following statistics courses are also approved, but currently are not offered 100 percent online: MATH 12022 Probability and Statistics for Life Sciences; and MATH 30011 Basic Probability and Statistics.
  5. Number of elective credits required depends on meeting minimum 120 credit hours and 39 upper-division hours.