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Program Curriculum

The following 43 credits are required in the paramedic certificate and Associate’s degree programs:

Fall Entry

Course #TitleSemester Credit
Fall (1)
EMSC 1122EKG Interpretation1
EMSC 1210Clinical Preparation2
EMSC 1320Pharmacology3
EMSC 2210Foundations of the Paramedic2
EMSC 2220Pathophysiology2
TOTAL10
Spring (2)
EMSC 1201Patient Assessment2
EMSC 1211Clinical Practicum I2
EMSC 1222Clinical Practicum II2
EMSC 1340Trauma Management3
EMSC 2501Cardiovascular Care5
TOTAL14
Summer (3)
EMSC 1233Clinical Practicum III2
EMSC 1410Medical Emergencies I4
TOTAL6
Fall (4)
EMSC 1334Life Span Development3
EMSC 2159Paramedic Competencies1
EMSC 2250Assessment Based Management2
EMSC 2310Medical Emergencies II3
EMSC 2431Paramedic Field Internship4
TOTAL13
OVERALL TOTAL43

Spring Entry

Course #TitleSemester Credit
Spring (1)
EMSC 1122EKG Interpretation1
EMSC 1201Patient Assessment2
EMSC 1210Clinical Preparation2
EMSC 1320Pharmacology3
EMSC 2501Cardiovascular Care5
TOTAL13
Summer (2)
EMSC 1211Clinical Practicum I2
EMSC 1410Medical Emergencies I4
TOTAL6
Fall (3)
EMSC 1222Clinical Practicum II2
EMSC 1334Life Span Development3
EMSC 2210Foundations of the Paramedic2
EMSC 2220Pathophysiology2
EMSC 2250Assessment Based Management2
EMSC 2310Medical Emergencies II3
TOTAL14
Spring (4)
EMSC 1233Clinical Practicum III2
EMSC 1340Trauma Management3
EMSC 2159Paramedic Competencies1
EMSC 2431Paramedic Field Internship4
TOTAL10
TOTAL43

A grade of “D”, “F”, or a mark of “U” or “NC” is not acceptable for progression to the next semester, nor is it acceptable for graduation if it occurs in the last semester of the program. Successful completion of the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support course is required for the student to progress to Paramedic Field Internship (EMSC 2431). The didactic portion of ACLS is taught during Cardiovascular Care (EMSC 2501).