PROGRAM CODE: 35164
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Prof. Osama Mansour
DEPARTMENT: ALLIED HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
The Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic (EMS-P) AAS degree prepares students with the professional training and hands-on experience for a career as a Paramedic. The degree provides a balance of general education courses and introduces students to the theory and practice of the Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic field through classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences. The curriculum provides students with the knowledge of roles and responsibilities within the EMS system, addresses medical/legal and ethical issues, the integration of scene and patient assessment findings, application of the principles of public health and epidemiology including public health emergencies, health promotion, and illness and injury prevention, and the formulation of treatment plans intended to mitigate emergencies and improve the overall health of the patient. Students are eligible for licensure exam(s) after the successful completion of the course of study presented in this degree program.
The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.
Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.
Click here for information about the Admission and Retention Criteria for the Emergency Medical Services Program
Degree Map for Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic (EMS-P), A.A.S.
Your Degree Map contains the suggested term-by-term course sequence for your academic path towards graduation.
To ensure successful and timely completion of your degree, it is recommended that you meet with your academic advisor to discuss your unique map.
Please note some courses may only be offered once an academic year.