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2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cardiopulmonary Science (Respiratory Therapy)


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The following program is designed for students planning to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Cardiopulmonary Sciences at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Allied Health Professions in New Orleans and Shreveport. Students should check the LSU Health Sciences Center’s website for any additional updates or changes to the prerequisite curricula in cardiopulmonary science. Visit http://lsuhsc.edu for more information.

Approval of course selections must be obtained from the allied health counselor in the Center for Advising & Counseling or from the head of the appropriate professional department at the LSU School of Allied Health Professions. A copy of this approval must be placed in the student’s file in the Center for Advising & Counseling.

Military science or physical education skills courses are not acceptable as electives in fulfilling the 60 semester hour pre-allied health credit requirement. Completion of a baccalaureate degree is required for admission.

Prerequisite Courses:


  • English (composition) (6)
  • General Education Humanities (9) *
  • General Chemistry & Lab (8)
  • Analytical Reasoning (6) **
  • General Biology & Lab (8)
  • BIOL 2160 Human Physiology (3)
  • Science Elective (3) ***
  • Psychology (general) (3)
  • General Physics & Lab (4)
  • General Microbiology & Lab (4)
  • General Education Arts Electives (3) ****
  • Computer Literacy (3)

60 Total Sem. Hrs.


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