Oct 20, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic AAS


This degree map provides you with the semester-by-semester course sequencing to complete this degree in two years as a full-time student.  To earn the Associate in Applied Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework required for the degree and a minimum grade of ‘C’ on all EMSP courses.  Admission to this program requires current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) certification.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion. 

First Semester (Summer)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1314 - Human Anatomy and Physiology   4
FEMS 1214 - Principles of Fire and Emergency Medical Services   4
Total Credit Hours 8

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester (Fall)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
EMSP 2115 - Principles of Paramedic I   5
EMSP 2129 - Paramedic Theory and Application I   9
Total Credit Hours 14

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Third Semester (Spring)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
EMSP 2214 - Principles of Paramedic II   4
EMSP 2229 - Paramedic Theory and Application II   9
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for next semester.

Fourth Semester (Summer)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
EMSP 2314 - Principles of Paramedic III   4
EMSP 2325 - Paramedic Theory and Application III   5
Total Credit Hours 9

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status. 
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fifth Semester (Fall)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHEM 1114 - Principles of Chemistry (L)   4
General Education Communication Requirement.  Select from one of the following courses:
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking  
ENGL 1213 - Composition II  
ENGL 2333 - Technical/Professional Writing  
ENGL 2343 - Business Communication I  
3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 13

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status. 
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.