Respiratory Therapy, BS - Leadership

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and a 2.5 cumulative GPA is required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:  https://www.southernct.edu/academics/hms/programs 

This program has a separate admission process. 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (36 Credits)

'C' or better

RSP 325 - Dimensions of Healthcare Leadership
RSP 415 or HLS 415 - Healthcare Systems, Policy, and Billing
RSP 330 - Case Studies in Medical Ethics
RSP 340 - Principles of Care Coordination in Respiratory Disease Management
RSP 420 - Neonatal-Pediatric Care
RSP 425 - Respiratory Care Education
RSP 440 - Evidenced Based Practice & Research in Respiratory Care
RSP 445 - Respiratory Care Seminar (T3)*
HMS 410 - Pathophysiology

Select 9 credits from:
RSP 315 - Healthcare in the Age of Mass Media
RSP 455 - Clinical Practicum I
RSP 457 - Clinical Practicum II
ANT 380 or WMS 380 - Anthropology of Women and Health
HLS 210 or Higher - Healthcare Studies
PCH 201 - Wellness
PCH 351 - Health in Society
PCH 352 - Health, Disease and Culture or  ANT 312 - Medical Anthropology
PCH 353 - Global Health
PCH 358 - Health Policy
PCH 450 - Death, Dying, and Bereavement
PCH 492 - Health and the Aging
REC 307 - Disabilities in Society
SOC 344 - Medical Sociology

Students may only take ANT 380 or WMS 380, and PCH 352 or ANT 312. Up to 6 credits in HLS 210 or higher.

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (7 Credits)

BIO 200 - Human Anatomy and Physiology (T2LE)*
MAT 107 or MAT 108 - Quantitative Reasoning Cognate (T1QR)*