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
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
CMST 226 Interpersonal Communication
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
Total Credits: 3  
 
Goal Area 3: Natural Sciences
(select 4 credits from the courses below)
Choose at least one course from the following list. Note: BIOL 210 and CHEM 101 or higher are prerequisites for BIOL 211. PSYC 131 is a prerequisite for PSYC 263.
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 3 credits from the courses below)
Choose at least one course from the following list:
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
PSYC 131 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 263 Developmental Psychology
SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 106 General Social Problems
SOC 242 Racial and Cultural Minorities
Total Credits: 3  
 
General Education Elective Courses
A minimum of 16 credits of general education courses are required for this degree. General education electives courses may be selected from any MNTC goal area. Elective courses should be selected with recommendation from advisor. NOTES: BIOL 210 and CHEM 101 or higher are prerequisites for BIOL 211. PSYC 131 is a prerequisite for PSYC 263. EMS 1120 (7 credits) may be substituted for EMS 1116 and EMS 1118.
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 6  
 
Total AAS Degree Credits: 64