Pre-Respiratory Care Curriculum

Courses listed below are to be taken at UNO as part of the Bachelor of Science degree in respiratory care at Nebraska Methodist College. Students should contact Nebraska Methodist College at 402-354-7200 or 1-800-335-5510 about admission into their program.

Degree Requirements

English Composition (3 hours)

ENGL 1150/ENGL 1154English Composition I

3 credits

ENGL 1154/ENGL 1150English Composition I

3 credits

ENGL 1160/ENGL 1164English Composition II

3 credits

ENGL 1164/ENGL 1160English Composition II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics (3 hours)

MATH 1310Intermediate Algebra

3 credits

OR MPE of 3 or ACT math subscore of 23 or better

Total Credit Hours:3

Chemistry (5 hours)

CHEM 1140Fundamentals of College Chemistry

4 credits

CHEM 1144Fundamentals of College Chemistry Laboratory

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:5

Physics (5 hours)

PHYS 1050Introduction to Physics

4 credits

PHYS 1054Introduction to Physics Laboratory

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:5

Biology (12 hours)

BIOL 2440The Biology of Microorganisms

4 credits

BIOL 2740Human Physiology and Anatomy I

4 credits

BIOL 2840Human Physiology and Anatomy II

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Nutrition (3 hours)

HPER 3090Applied Nutrition

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Humanities (9 hours)

Three hours of art, literature, music, or drama

Three hours of in a history department

Total Credit Hours:9

Social Sciences (6 hours)

SOC 3900Race and Ethnic Relations in the U.S.

3 credits

Or

SOC 1010Introductory Sociology

3 credits

PSYC 2500Lifespan Psychology

3 credits

Or

CYAF 1600Human Development and the Family

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Medical Terminology (2-3 hours)

See Metropolitan Community College

Students interested in Alegent Health School of Respiratory Therapy should contact them at 402-572-2312. In addition to courses listed, Immanuel requires one semester of biology and recommends a second semester of anatomy/physiology, and a second semester of chemistry and computer science.