College of Health and Science

Pulmonary Science Major (BS Adult)

The Pulmonary Science program is conveniently offered in an online format as a degree completion program designed to assist Registered Respiratory Therapists to complete their Bachelor of Science degree in an accelerated format. Because most students are working full-time as Registered Respiratory Therapists, this program is cohort-based and students only take one class at a time.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree consists of a major of typically 45 to 60 credits, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

Required (and in sequence)
PUL 220Epidemiological Foundations4
PUL 301Principles of Healthcare Systems4
PUL 322Compliance and Regulatory Requirements4
PUL 329Advances in Pharmacology in Critical Care Medicine4
PUL 330Multi-Specialties in Respiratory Therapy4
PUL 331Advancement in Critical Care Monitoring4
PUL 332Advanced Cardiopulmonary Sciences4
PUL 342Healthcare Information Systems4
PUL 400Health Psychology4
PUL 435Ethics and Decision Making in Health Care Environments4
PUL 490Senior Research Capstone4
Total Credits44