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.

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.

Degree Requirements

English Composition (3 hours)

ENGL 1150English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics (3 hours)

MATH 1310Intermediate Algebra

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Chemistry (5 hours)

CHEM 1140Fundamentals of College Chemistry

4

CHEM 1144Fundamentals of College Chemistry Laboratory

1

Total Credit Hours:5

Physics (5 hours)

PHYS 1050Introduction to Physics

4

PHYS 1054Introduction to Physics Laboratory

1

Total Credit Hours:5
PHYS-1054 is optional.

Biology (12 hours)

BIOL 2440The Biology of Microorganisms

4

BIOL 2740Human Physiology and Anatomy I

4

BIOL 2840Human Physiology and Anatomy II

4

Total Credit Hours:12

Humanities (9 hours)

Three hours of art, literature, music, or drama

Three hours taken from history

Total Credit Hours:9

Social Sciences

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

3

Or

SOC 1010Introductory Sociology

3

PSYC 2500Lifespan Psychology

3

Medical Terminology (2-3 hours)

See Metropolitan Community College