School of Health Professions

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

Application deadline

Admission Requirements

  • Sophomore standing or higher at the time of application (minimum of 60 hours)
  • Completion of all professional prerequisite required courses with a grade of "C" or better
  • Ability to complete all general education curriculum and program prerequisite courses prior to the start of the program. 

Application and Fee

Prerequisite Coursework
Required Semester Hours Subject TCCNS Course
3 English Composition 1 ENGL 1301
3 English Composition II ENGL 1302
3 College Algebra or higher MATH 1314
3 History I HIST 1301
3 History II HIST 1302
3 Government I GOVT 2305
3 Government 2 GOVT 2306
3 Philosophy, Humanities, or Literature course
3 Arts, Drama, Dance or Music course
3 Psychology or Sociology
4 Microbiology with lab BIOL 2420
3 Physics Any Physics
3 Chemistry Any Chemistry
4 Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 2401
4 Anatomy and Physiology II BIOL 2402

Coursework Notes

* Human Anatomy with lab and Human Physiology with lab individual course sequence may also meet the Anatomy and Physiology requirements.

Some program course requirements may meet Texas Common Core requirements.  

Check course equivalencies for Texas institutions using the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS)


Official transcripts from each college/university currently and previously attended reflecting completed and in progress coursework.

Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a  NACES Members evaluation agency English translation for each course.

International Applicants

Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and accompanied by a NACES Members evaluation agency English translation (course by course).

Applicants from countries where English is not the official language must submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Duolingo English Test. The minimum required scores are: TOEFL 84, IELTS   7.0, or Duolingo115

Scores on TOEFL, IELTS, and Duolingo tests taken more than two years before the date of application are not acceptable.

Program Information

Please refer to the University Catalog for the most current information. 

Recommended Course Sequence 

COVID-19 Vaccinations MAY Required by Clinical Affiliates