Emergency Medical Science A.A.S.

Credential: 
Associate in Applied Science
Program Code: 
A45340

The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce.

Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience while employing evidence based practice under medical oversight, and serve as a link from the scene into the healthcare system.

Graduates of this program may be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. 

Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.

 

Specific Requirements

  1. General college admission requirements:
    • Complete application for admission.
    • Successfully complete College Placement Test.
    • Official transcript of any prior college credit on file with admissions office.
  2. Must be 18 years of age by the end of the first semester of the program.
  3. Current N.C. driver’s license.
  4. Acceptable reports of medical examinations and immunizations.
  5. Criminal background checks will be required prior to admission to clinical sites.

Courses requiring a grade of C or better: ACA, EMS

 

First Semester

ACA 115
1 Credit Hour(s)
BIO 168
4 Credit Hour(s)
CIS 111
2 Credit Hour(s)
EMT
EMS 110
8 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 150
2 Credit Hour(s)
MED 120
2 Credit Hour(s)

Second Semester

BIO 169
4 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 122
1 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 130
4 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 131
2 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 160
2 Credit Hour(s)
ENG 111
3 Credit Hour(s)

Third Semester

EMS 220
3 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 221
2 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 140
2 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 240
2 Credit Hour(s)

Fourth Semester

EMS 231
3 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 250
4 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 260
2 Credit Hour(s)
ENG 114
3 Credit Hour(s)
SOC 225
3 Credit Hour(s)

Fifth Semester

EMS 241
3 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 270
3 Credit Hour(s)
EMS 285
2 Credit Hour(s)
PHI 240
3 Credit Hour(s)

CIS 110 may be substituted for CIS 111

Curriculum is based on the 2016-17 catalog.


  • 71 Total Credit Hours Required