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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Emergency Medical Services Technology, A.S.


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Banner Code: EMSA

Associate in Science

(73 credit hours)


The Associate in Science degree program in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) prepares paramedics for employment as EMS supervisors, coordinators, operations managers, and/or directors of service.

To be officially accepted into this program, a student must:

  • have a high school diploma or GED certificate,
  • take a placement exam as prescribed by State Board of Education Rule, and
  • interview with the program director before formal admission is approved.

This is a limited access program. A student should not assume assured admission until officially notified, in writing, by the EMS Program Coordinator.

Students will comply with FDLE screening standards within clinical agencies for student training. In addition, students will be certified drug free by urinalysis.

PHTLS will be included as part of the course schedule for the first semester and must be successfully completed to receive credit for EMS 2271C  - Paramedic 1.

ACLS and PEPP/PALS will be included as part of the second semester and must be successfully completed to receive credit for EMS 2272C  - Paramedic 2.

The courses below are presented as a suggested course sequence for this program and must be completed with a C or better. All students are required to complete their class schedules with the assistance of their advisors.

First Year


Second Semester: 13 Credit Hours


Note(s):

**BSC 2085  with lab and BSC 2086  with lab may be substituted for BSC 2084C .

Second Year


First Semester: 14 Credit Hours


Second Semester: 16 Credit Hours


Emergency Medical Services Technology A.S. Total 73 Credit Hours


Program Notes:


  • Courses marked with a * may be taken anytime in the program.
  • Courses marked with ** repeat with different topics. 
  • Students may repeat EMS 1930C  for two credits.

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