Emergency Medical Science (AAS) A45340 - Cleveland CC Shelby, NC

Emergency Medical Science (AAS) A45340

The Emergency Medical Science curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. Additionally, the program can provide an Associate Degree for individuals desiring an opportunity for career enhancement.

The bridging option offers credentialed EMT-Paramedics 51 hours of Advanced Placement credit. The remaining course work to complete the AAS in Emergency Medical Science requires 25 additional semester hours of course-work as outlined.

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Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BIO-169 - Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
EMS-140 - Rescue Scene Management 1 3 2 fall
EMS-235 - EMS Management 2 0 2 fall

Total Major Hours: 8

General Education Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer

Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-112 - Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 3 fall

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BIO-168 - Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer

Total General Education Hours: 17

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
BIO-168 - Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
EMS-140 - Rescue Scene Management 1 3 2 fall
EMS-235 - EMS Management 2 0 2 fall
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BIO-169 - Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
ENG-112 - Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 3 fall
Humanities/Fine Arts Course* 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Course* 3

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 76

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