Programs of Study
Emergency Medical Services
Degree Type: AAS
Semester Credit Hours: 60
Prerequisites - 7 SCH
EMSP 1501 - Emergency Medical Technician
EMSP 1160 - Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology / Technician (EMT Paramedic)
PSYC 1100 - Learning Framework
First Semester - 15 SCH
BIOL 2401 - Anatomy & Physiology I
EMSP 1161 - Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology / Technician (EMT Paramedic)
EMSP 1356 - Patient Assessment and Airway Management
EMSP 1438 - Introduction to Advanced Practice
EMSP 2306 - Emergency Pharmacology
Second Semester - 15 SCH
EMSP 1162 - Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology / Technician (EMT Paramedic)
EMSP 1355 - Trauma Management
EMSP 2434 - Medical Emergencies
EMSP 2444 - Cardiology
MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation
Third Semester - 10 SCH
EMSP 2160 - Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology / Technician (EMT Paramedic)
EMSP 2143 - Assessment Based Management
EMSP 2266 - Practicum (or Field Experience- Emergency Medical Technician / Technician (EMT Paramedic)
EMSP 2305 - EMS Operations
EMSP 2330 - Special Populations
Fourth Semester - 13 SCH
PSYC 2314 - Lifespan Growth & Development
ENGL 1301 - Composition I
COSC 1301 - Introduction to Computing
BIOL 2402 - Anatomy & Physiology II
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- Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions/care
- Treat medical emergencies
- Analyze patient data to determine patient needs/treatment
- Collaborate with healthcare professionals to provide treatment
- Drive vehicles to transport individuals or equipment
- Examine and assess the complexity and condition level of the patient as well as the extent of injuries to determine the need for, and level of, advanced emergency medical care, and perform complex medical care based on the findings.
- Ability to conduct oneself in an ethical and professional manner demonstrating proficiency in interpersonal relations and communications.
- Demonstrate technical proficiency in all of the skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry level Paramedic.
Texas wage data: workers on average earn $35,940; 10% of workers earn $21,730 or less; 10% of workers earn $55,260 or more.
Fire Department; Private and Municipal EMS Services; Hospital Emergency Departments; Industrial Safety; and Flight Services.
High School Endorsements
Additional Educational Opportunities
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Science