• Respiratory Care Degree Map


  • Course Map – Associate of Applied Science (Respiratory Care) to Portland State University, BA/BS in Health Studies: Health Science

    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    AH110 Medical Language for Healthcare Settings 2
    BI121 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
    RT111 Cardiopulmonary Physiology 6
    WR121 English Composition 4
    Term Credits: 16
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BI122 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
    RT121 Respiratory Care Procedures 5
    RT122 Respiratory Care Procedures Lab 2
    RT131 Respiratory Diseases and Pharmacology 6
    Term Credits: 17
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RT132 Pulmonary Assessment 4
    RT141 Mechanical Ventilation 4
    RT142 Mechanical Ventilation Lab 2
    RT150 Clinical Clerkship 1
    Health and Physical Education Requirement 3
    Term Credits: 14
    Fourth Quarter (Summer - Optional)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BI234 + Microbiology 4
    Term Credits: 4
    Fifth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RT220 Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care 4
    RT251 Clinical Practice I 9
    Term Credits: 13
    Sixth Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number Course Title Credits

    PSY101+

    Psychology of Human Relations 4
    RT231 Cardiopulmonary Critical Care I 3
    RT252 Clinical Practice II 9
    Term Credits: 16
    Seventh Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RT232 Cardiopulmonary Critical Care II 3
    RT253 Clinical Practice III 9
    WR122 + English Composition: Critical Thinking
    4
    Term Credits: 16
    +Students intending to use this agreement must select PSY201 and WR122 over the other options presented in the catalog. Students are advised to complete BI234 prior to entering the program.

    Courses Taken at Portland State University

    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    Junior Cluster 4
    PHE250 Our Community Our Health 4
    STAT243*^ Probably & Statistics 4
    Term Credits: 12
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    Junior Cluster 4
    PHE350 Health and Health Systems 4
    PHE363 Communicable and Chronic Disease 4
    Arts & Letters or Social Science upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 16
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    Junior Cluster 4
    PHE450 Epidemiology 4
      Public Health Education upper-division elective 4
    Arts & Letters or Social Science upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 16
    Fourth Quarter (Summer)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    PHE452 Race, Class and Gender 4
    Public Health Education upper-division elective 4
    General upper-division elective 4
    General upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 16
    Fifth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    PHE363 Communicable and Chronic Disease 4
      Public Health Education upper-division elective 4
    General upper-division elective 4
    Term Credits: 12
    Sixth Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    Capstone 6
      Public Health Education upper-division elective 4
    General upper-division elective 4
    General elective 1
    Term Credits: 15
    Total Degree Credits: 180

    *Can be completed at MHCC
    ^Has a math prerequisite of MTH105 or MTH111
    Every attempt will be made to ensure the content of this curricular map is up-up-date, but students should consult an academic adviser with PSU prior to transferring.