Suggested Course Plan

Bridge Program (AS to BS) In Respiratory Therapy

In order to receive a bachelor of science degree at Georgia State University, students must complete a minimum of 39 semester hours of credit in courses numbered 3000/4000 with a grade of “C” or better.

Suggested Courses

Respiratory therapy (RT) courses to be taken will usually include the following. Individual adjustments may be needed based on prior experience.

Fall Semester  Credit Hours
 RT 3005 Clinical Cardiopulmonary Physiology  3
 RT 3500 Research Methods: Concepts and Techniques  3
 RT 4012 Ventilatory Support II  4
 RT 4060 Advanced Critical Care Monitoring  2
 RT 4081 Neonatal Respiratory Care  2
 RT 3025 Patient Evaluation  4
 Spring Semester:
 RT 3030 Pulmonary Diagnostics  3
 RT 4085 Professional Trends to Long-Term Care  3
 RT 4096 End of Life Issues  1
 Summer Semester:
 RT 4011 Ventilatory Support I  3
 RT 4080 Pediatric Respiratory Care  2
 Semester to be arranged:
 RT 4950 Directed Readings  3
 Any Semester:  Select 2 courses:
 SNHP 3810 Interpretation of Lab Values  3
 SNHP 3010 Advanced Medical Terminology  3
 SNHP 3200 Management of Community Services  3
 SNHP 3400 Spanish for Health and Human Sciences  3
 SNHP 4200 Health and the Older Adult  3
 SNHP 3300 Human Services Policy, Planning and Trends  3
 RT 3040 Respiratory Care Pharmacology  3

Georgia State University
Respiratory Therapy
P.O. Box 4019
Atlanta, GA 30302-4019
shprt@gsu.edu
(404) 413-1225 p
(404) 413-1230 f

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