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Emergency Medical Services Courses—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 4 $711.00
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician 7 $1564.25
ENG-105 Composition I 3 $533.25
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2 $355.50
Total Credits 16

Semester 2
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 $711.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $533.25
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
EMS Electives 2
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
EMS-541 Clinical I 3 $533.25
EMS-610 Paramedic Pharmacology and Medication Administration 4 $763.00
EMS-619 Airway and Patient Assessment 4 $729.00
EMS-641 Introduction to Paramedicine 3 $733.25
EMS-678 Traumatic Emergencies for the Paramedic 3 $533.25
Total Credits 17

Semester 4
EMS-546 Clinical II 3 $533.25
EMS-650 Medical and Psychological Emergencies 4 $711.00
EMS-674 Cardiology for the Paramedic 4 $771.00
EMS-677 Special Populations for the Paramedic 4 $720.00
Total Credits 15

Semester 5 – Summer
EMS-654 EMS Operations 2 $400.50
EMS-655 Transition to Paramedic Practice 4 $1036.00
Total Credits 6

EMS Electives
CRJ-285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2 $355.50
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder 2 $522.00
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:

Tracking Sheet

2016–2017 [pdf]

Student Success Specialist

Darla Palmer
Health Education and Services Center 205
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Program Advisor

Marla Williams
Health Education and Services Center 223
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Greg Helmuth
Health Education and Services Center 223
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Department Secretary

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
319-296-4457
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