Emergency Medical Science A45340

The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce. Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience while employing evidence based practice under medical oversight, and serve as a link from the scene into the healthcare system.

Graduates of this program may be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 72

General Education Requirements

English

Take 6 credits from ENG-111 ENG-112.

Humanities/Fine Arts

Take 3 credits from HUM-115.

Natural Sciences

Take 4 credits from BIO-168.

Psychology

Take 3 credits from PSY-150.

Major Requirements

Biology

Take 4 credits from BIO-169.

Other Major Requirements

Required Courses

Take 7 credits from EMS-140 EMS-235 OST-141.