Transition from Registry Credential to Bachelor of Science

Applicants who hold a registry credential in either respiratory therapy (RRT), adult echocardiography (RDCS or RCS), or vascular technology (RVT or RVS) and wish to attain a Bachelor of Science in Cardiopulmonary Science may complete the associated track and be exempted from courses that are directly related to the held credential. Required coursework must be completed in not more than four years.

Required RRT to B.S. Track

Cardiopulmonary Human Gross Anatomy (CPSC 3130) 5 credits
Cardiopulmonary Physiology (CPSC 3220) 3 credits
Patient Assessment (CPSC 3270) 3 credits
Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology (CPSC 3280) 3 credits
Principles of Cardiac Electrophysiology (CPSC 3290) 3 credits
Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology (CPSC 3210) 2 credits
Medical Ethics (CPSC 3360) 1 credit
Advanced Pulmonary Pathophysiology (CPSC 3370) 1 credit
Health Care Management (CPSC 4205) 1 credit
Advanced Topics in Respiratory Therapy (CPSC 4325) 1 credit
Clinical Inquiry (CPSC 4380) 1 credits
Geriatric Respiratory Care (CPSC 4115) 1 credit
Polysomnography (CPSC 4310) 3 credits
Respiratory Clinics V (CPSC 4320) 4 credits


Required RDCS or RCS to B.S. Track

Cardiopulmonary Human Gross Anatomy (CPSC 3130) 5 credits
Cardiopulmonary Physiology (CPSC 3220) 3 credits
Patient Assessment (CPSC 3270) 3 credits
Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology (CPSC 3280) 3 credits
Principles of Cardiac Electrophysiology (CPSC 3290) 3 credits
Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology (CPSC 3210) 2 credits
Medical Ethics (CPSC 3360) 1 credit
Vascular Technology I (CPSC 3385) 3 credits
Vascular Technology II (CPSC 4108) 3 credits
Vascular Clinics I (CPSC 4195) 3 credits
Health Care Management (CPSC 4205) 1 credit
Vascular Technology III (CPSC 4208) 2 credits
Vascular Clinics II (CPSC 4275) 4 credits
Vascular Clinics III (CPSC 4350) 4 credits
Pediatric Echocardiography (CPSC 4370) 1 credit
Clinical Inquiry (CPSC 4380) 1 credits


Required RVT or RVS to B.S. Track

Cardiopulmonary Human Gross Anatomy (CPSC 3130) 5 credits
Cardiopulmonary Physiology (CPSC 3220) 3 credits
Patient Assessment (CPSC 3270) 3 credits
Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology (CPSC 3280) 3 credits
Clinical Echocardiography I (CPSC 3282) 4 credits
Principles of Cardiac Electrophysiology (CPSC 3290) 3 credits
Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology (CPSC 3210) 2 credits
Medical Ethics (CPSC 3360) 1 credit
Clinical Echocardiography II (CPSC 3382) 2 credits
Echocardiography Clinics I (CPSC 3388) 6 credits
Echocardiography Clinics II (CPSC 4185) 3 credits
Health Care Management (CPSC 4205) 1 credit
Echocardiography Clinics III (CPSC 4265) 4 credits
Echocardiographic Interpretation (CPSC 4295) 2 credits
Cardiovascular Registry Review (CPSC 4340) 2 credits
Echocardiography Clinics IV (CPSC4360) 4 credits
Pediatric Echocardiography (CPSC 4370) 1 credit
Clinical Inquiry (CPSC 4380) 1 credits