Paramedic Studies (AAS Degree)
- Last Updated: 15 June 2016
Minimum credits Required: 65
The Paramedic Science program is designed to prepare students to enter the paramedic profession by providing them with the knowledge and skills which can be used to enter the paramedic field.
General Education Requirements (18 credits)
|*All AGEC coursework must be selected from the approved AGEC list.|
|Composition (6 credits)|
|ENG 101||College Composition I||3|
|ENG 102||College Composition II||3|
|Mathematics (3 credits)|
|MAT 140 (5) or higher (3).||College Mathematics||3-5|
|Arts/Humanities (3 credits)|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)|
|Two courses from different disciplines.||6|
Degree Core Requirements (47 credits)
|EMS 262||Certified Emergency Paramedic||47|
The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets that graduates will possess at the end of their program of study.
- Fully meet the requirements to gain state approved certification as outlined by the current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Standards Exam.
- Fully meet the requirements to gain the basic life support requirement for firefighter I & II state certification.
- Fully meet the requirements to gain the advanced life support requirements for the Arizona Department of Health Services.
- Develop effective written communication skills consistent with Emergency Medical Services and related professional environments.
- Develop the ability to retrieve, evaluate, and use information appropriately by using library resources, information technology, analytical tools, and the scientific method to predict and control fire problems and advance knowledge of emergency medical services.
- Use knowledge of other cultures, politics, ethics, and human rights to positively impact the community, work place, and the physical environment around us.
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