Prerequisites:

  • Current CPR for Health Care Providers certification
  • Successful completion of MDH background study
  • Submission of medical clearance for field and clinical activities (physical, immunizations)
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(21 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
EMS 1116 Emergency Medical Technician I
EMS 1118 Emergency Medical Technician 2
EMSP 1096 Basic Life Support Internship
EMSP 1502 Introduction to Emergency Care
EMSP 1504 Anatomy and Physiology for the Paramedic
EMSP 1506 Pharmacology for the Paramedic
EMSP 1510 Ambulance Operations I
EMSP 1512 Ambulance Operations II
EMSP 1530 Patient Assessment
EMSP 1540 Shock and Trauma Care
EMSP 1552 Airway and Pulmonology
EMSP 1554 Cardiology
EMSP 1560 Medical Emergencies
EMSP 1570 Special Populations
EMSP 1580 Clinical I
EMSP 1582 Clinical II
EMSP 1590 Field Clinical I-BLS
EMSP 1592 Field Clinical II
EMSP 1596 Field Clinical III and Paramedic Capstone
EMSP 1600 ACLS Provider
EMSP 1602 PALS Provider
Total Credits: 48  
 
Goal Area 1: Communications
(1 Course)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
Total Credits: 3  
 
Goal Area 1: Communications
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Choose one course
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
ENGL 122 College Composition II: Writing with Sources
ENGL 123 Scientific and Technical Writing
Total Credits: 3  
 
Goal Area 3: Natural Sciences
(select 4 credits from the courses below)
BIOL 210 and CHEM 101 or higher are prerequisites for BIOL 211.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
BIOL 108 Human Biology
BIOL 210 Human Anatomy
BIOL 211 Human Physiology
Total Credits: 4  
 
Goal Area 5: History and the Social/Behavioral Sciences
(select 8 credits from the courses below)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
PSYC 131 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 242 Racial and Cultural Minorities
Total Credits: 8  
 
Total AAS Degree Credits: 66