Emergency Medical Services - Associate of Science Degree

NOTE: Prior to starting this degree the student must show proof of a clear criminal background check.

Consult with a counselor to develop an appropriate course of study.

Candidates must successfully complete a minimum of 39.00 units of prescribed course work. A minimum grade of "C" must be maintained in all course work related to Emergency Medical Services. A "C" in these courses is considered to be 80% or higher.

 

Associated Major Sheet (PDF)

 

Major/Program Requirements

Required Courses:

EMS 150Patient Assessment for Paramedics

3.00

EMS 151Introduction to EMS for Paramedics

2.00

EMS 152Cardiology for the Paramedic

4.50

EMS 153Pharmacology for the EMT-Paramedic

3.00

EMS 154Emergency Medical Services Theory for the Paramedic

8.00

EMS 155Skills Development for Paramedics

3.00

EMS 156Clinical Externship for the Paramedic

3.50

EMS 157Field Externship for the Paramedic

12.00

Total Credit Hours:39.00

Lower division requirements for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in this field may differ from associate degree requirements. Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring. See a counselor for details. Information is also available at www.assist.org.