Curriculum Guides


Allied Health (2780)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Respiratory Therapy Technology (279002BS)

College of Health Professions

Year 1

2020:121 English3
2030:161 Math for Modern Technology4
2040:242 American Urban Society3
3150:110 Intro Gen Orgn & Biochem I Lec3
3150:111 Intro Gen Org & Biochem I Lab1
Oral Communication:Any3
Min Credit Total 17
2020:222 Technical Report Writing3
2040:240 Human Relations3
2740:120 Medical Terminology3
2040:256 Diversity in American Society2
2790:100 Concepts in Respir Therapy3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

2780:106 Anat & Phys for Allied Hlth I3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
3100:130 Principles of Microbiology3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 12
2780:107 Anat & Phy for Allied Hlth II3
2790:210 Respiratory Therapy Proced I3
2790:215 Respiratory Therapy Pharmaclgy3
3600:120 Introduction to Ethics3
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

2790:301 Cardiopulmonary Assessmnt Tech2
2790:302 Cardiopulmny Anatomy & Physlgy3
2790:340 Appl of Clinical Concepts2
2790:311 Respiratory Theraphy Proced II3
2790:312 Diagnostics I3
3600:361 Biomedical Ethics3
Min Credit Total 16
2790:303 Cardiopulmonary Pathology4
2790:320 Neonatal/Ped for Rsp Thrpy I3
2790:341 RT Clinical Experience I3
2790:313 Diagnostics II3
2790:315 Adv Pharmclgy for Resp Therapy3
Min Credit Total 16
2790:325 Mechanical Ventilation4
2790:342 RT Clinical Experience II2
Min Credit Total 6

Year 4

2790:420 Neonatal/Ped for Rsp Thrpy II3
2790:443 RT Clinical Experience III4
2790:421 ACLS & PALS3
2420:300 Supervision in a Technical Env3
Min Credit Total 16
2790:413 Resp Therapy in Alternate Set3
2790:444 RT Clinical Experience IV4
2790:430 Problems in Respiratory Thrpy4
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
3100:200 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and 3100:201 Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I may be substituted for 2780:106 Anatomy and Physiology for Allied Health I.
3100:202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II and 3100:203 Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II may be substituted for 2780:107 Anatomy and Physiology for Allied Health II.
Students are eligible for CRT exam (NBRC) upon successful completion of courses through summer of third year.
3300:112 English Composition II may be substituted for 2020:222 Technical Report Writing.
Humanities- Students must have completed 3300:112 and 32 credits prior to completing this requirement.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.
Three Year Accelerated Option
For first time students who have earned credits for at least the first year of courses. Credits can be earned through qualifying scores on appropriate Advanced Placement (AP) exams or through Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) courses. Credits for qualifying AP scores or PSEOP courses are determined by the appropriate academic department. Departments may assign varied course credit, depending on the student’s score on an AP exam or PSEOP course. Students may also receive credit by examination or via placement tests, where appropriate.

Guide Updated: 08-29-2014