Emergency Medical Science A.A.S.

Credential: 
Associate in Applied Science
Program Code: 
A45340

This curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. Additionally, the program can provide an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree for individuals desiring an opportunity for career enhancement.

The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies.

Students progressing through the program become eligible to apply for both state and national certification exams. Employment opportunities include ambulance services, fire and rescue agencies, air medical services, specialty areas of hospitals, industry, educational institutions, and government agencies.

Specific Requirements

1.  General college admission requirements:

a.  Complete application for admission.

b.  Successfully complete College Placement Test.

c.  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

EMS 150
2 Credit Hour(s)
MED 120
2 Credit Hour(s)
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)

Second Semester

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

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

  • 71 Total Credit Hours Required