Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Map: Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic Certificate


This program map is an example of how you can complete this certificate in three semesters of full-time enrollment after completing the prerequisite courses.  See an academic advisor for a customized program map that works for you.  To earn this certificate, you must achieve a minimum 2.0 (‘C’) grade point average on the courses listed below.

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

Prerequisite Courses

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

First 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.

Second Semester (Spring)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
EMSP 2214 - Principles of Paramedic II   4
EMSP 2229 - Paramedic Theory and Application II   9
Total Credit Hours 13

Milestones

  • 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.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.

Third 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 to file for graduation and to discuss how these courses may be applied toward the requirements for another certificate or degree.
  • If entering the workforce after graduation, visit Career Services to build your resume.