Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College 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 the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • 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 the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • 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 the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the 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 the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office 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 the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.