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Emergency Medical Services AAS Degree Courses

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

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Semester 1
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I E 4
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician -OR- 7
EMS-363 Emergency Medical Technician I -AND- 8WK2 3
EMS-364 Emergency Medical Technician II -AND- 8WK1 3
EMS-365 Emergency Medical Technician II Clinical 8WK1 1
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2
Total Credits 16

Semester 2
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II E 4
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder -OR- 2
EMS-856 Management of Emergency Medical Services -OR- 3
EMS-900 Education in EMS -OR- 3
FIR-139 Fire Fighter I -OR- 4
FIR-213 Principles of Emergency Services -OR- 3
FIR-214 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services -OR- 3
CRJ-285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- O E 3
MAT-121 College Algebra 4
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- O E 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology O E 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
EMS-541 Clinical I 3
EMS-610 Paramedic Pharmacology and Medication Administration 4
EMS-619 Airway and Patient Assessment 4
EMS-641 Introduction to Paramedicine 3
EMS-674 Cardiology for the Paramedic 4
Total Credits 18

Semester 4
EMS-546 Clinical II 3
EMS-650 Medical and Psychological Emergencies 4
EMS-677 Special Populations for the Paramedic 4
EMS-678 Traumatic Emergencies for the Paramedic 3
Total Credits 14

Semester 5 — Summer
EMS-654 EMS Operations 2
EMS-655 Transition to Paramedic Practice 4
Total Credits 6

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