Emergency Medical Science Associate Degree Course Requirements

Associate in Applied Science Course Hours Per Week
Semester
Class
Lab
Clinical
Credit
FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
BIO-165 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4
EMS-110 EMT 6 6 0 8
MED-120 Survey of Medical Terminology 2 0 0 2
11 11 0 15
SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)
BIO-166 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
EMS-122 EMS Clinical Practicum I 0 0 3 1
EMS-130 Pharmacology 3 3 0 4
EMS-131 Advanced Airway Management 1 2 0 2
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
EMS-160 Cardiology I 1 3 0 2
11 14 3 16
THIRD SEMESTER (Summer)
EMS-220 Cardiology II 2 3 0 3
EMS-221 EMS Clinical Practicum II 0 0 6 2
EMS-260 Trauma Emergencies 1 3 0 2
3 12 6 7
FOURTH SEMESTER (Fall)
EMS-231 Clinical Practicum III 0 0 9 3
EMS-240 Patients W/ Special Challenges 1 2 0 2
EMS-250 Medical Emergencies 3 3 0 4
EMS-270 Life Span Emergencies 2 3 0 3
ENG-114 Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
9 17 9 15
FIFTH SEMESTER (Spring)
EMS-241 Clinical Practicum IV 0 0 12 4
EMS-285 EMS Capstone 1 3 0 2
*** EMS Elective *** *** *** 2
*** Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
*** Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
*** *** ** 14
Total Required Minimum Semester Hours Credit
67
***Select one of the following for Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective:
PSY-118 Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY-150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
SOC-210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0 3
SOC-220 Social Problems 3 0 0 3
SOC-225 Social Diversity 3 0 0 3
***Select one of the following for EMS Elective::
EMS-115 Defense Tactics for EMS 1 3 0 2
EMS-125 EMS Instructor Methodology 1 2 0 2
EMS-140 Rescue Scene Management 1 3 0 2
EMS-150 Emergency Vehicles & EMS Comm 1 3 0 2
EMS-235 EMS Management 2 0 0 2
EMS-243 Wilderness EMT 1 2 0 2
(Note: Other courses from the Social/Behavioral Science offerings may be approved pending review by the Dean of Instruction.)