Emergency Medical Services AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 69
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General education course.
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $711.00
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 7 $1564.25
ENG-105 Composition I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2 $355.50
Total Credits 16

Semester 2
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $711.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
MAT-156 Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
MAT-122 College Algebra Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 5 General education course $888.75
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
EMS Electives 2
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
EMS-541 Clinical I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
EMS-610 Paramedic Pharmacology and Medication Administration Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $763.00
EMS-619 Airway and Patient Assessment Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $729.00
EMS-641 Introduction to Paramedicine Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $733.25
EMS-678 Traumatic Emergencies for the Paramedic Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
Total Credits 17

Semester 4
EMS-546 Clinical II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
EMS-650 Medical and Psychological Emergencies Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $711.00
EMS-674 Cardiology for the Paramedic Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $771.00
EMS-677 Special Populations for the Paramedic Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $720.00
Total Credits 15

Semester 5 – Summer
EMS-654 EMS Operations Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $400.50
EMS-655 Transition to Paramedic Practice Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $1036.00
Total Credits 6

EMS Electives
CRJ-285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2 $355.50
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder 2 $540.50
EMS-856 Management of Emergency Medical Services 3 $533.25
EMS-900 Education in EMS 3 $533.25
FIR-139 Fire Fighter I 4 $1046.00
FIR-213 Principles of Emergency Services 3 $533.25
FIR-214 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services 3 $533.25

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

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