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Associate in Applied Science



EMS-Paramedic - Curriculum

Curriculum

Campus(s):MCC-Penn Valley: Health Science Institute
Program Coordinator, EMS Education: Lisa McGuire, 816.604.4810
Application deadline for certificate: November 1st to begin the program in January, and June 1st to begin the program in August

IMPORTANT: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

A.A.S Degree: EMT-Paramedic

IMPORTANT: Degree and certificate requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

COLL 100 First Year Seminar or  
HLSC 100 Introduction to Health Professions 1-2
Program prerequisite:    
EMS 150 Emergency Medical Technician 8
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
HLSC 108
BIOL 109
BIOL 110
BIOL 210
Introductory Anatomy and Physiology ~or~
Anatomy and Physiology ~or~
Human Anatomy ~AND~
Human Physiology
4-10
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 135
POLS 136
POLS 137
United States History to 1865 ~ or ~
United States History Since 1865 ~ or ~
Introduction to Political Science ~ or ~
Introduction to American National Politics ~ or ~
Introduction to State and Local Politics
3
MATH 110 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 3
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Any biological or physical science course (BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS)   4-6
SPECIFIC PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
EMS 154
EMS 159
EMS 168
EMS 176
EMS 192
EMS 201
EMS 212
EMS 214
EMS 216
EMS 218
EMS 224
Foundations
Advanced Patient Assessment
Paramedic Laboratory I
Airway and Respiratory Management
Pharmacology
Clinical Orientation and Documentation
Cardiology
Paramedic Skills Laboratory II
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Medical Emergencies
Trauma Management
1
2
3
1
3
1
3
3
1
3
1
EMS 230 Special Patient Populations 1
EMS 236 Paramedic Laboratory III 3
EMS 254 Paramedic Clinical 6
EMS 258 Paramedic Field Internship 10
EMS 280 Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) 1
EMS 284 Prehospital  Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) 1
EMS 286 Pediatric Emergency Care 1
PROGRAM TOTAL 77-86
Last Modified: 3/27/17