2016-2017 Catalog

Emergency Medical Services, A.S.

2234: A.S. Degree in Emergency Medical Services (73 Credit Hours)

CIP: 51.0904

FL CIP: 1351090402

SOC: 29-2041

This is a limited-access program. Please consult CF.edu/limitedaccess for information on limited-access programs.

Emergency Medical Services is an Associate in Science program that encompasses two occupational opportunities, Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic. This can be done in units, EMT/Paramedic with general education units as the completion.

The EMT certificate program requires one semester and this prepares the student for certification and employment in accordance with the Department of Transportation curriculum and the State of Florida EMS/Department of Health rules and regulations.

The Paramedic certificate program is three consecutive semesters. In order to apply to the Paramedic program a candidate must be a Florida licensed EMT.

All general education classes may be taken before or concurrently with EMT and Paramedic classes or after the Paramedic unit of this A.S. program is completed. Paramedic courses must be taken in sequence.

Transfer students seeking an A.S. degree in Emergency Medical Services will only be awarded credit hours for paramedic training if the paramedic training was completed at a CoAEMSP accredited program.

Transfer students: Twenty-five percent of total credits must be taken at CF in order to be awarded a degree from CF.

For additional information on this program, please consult CF.edu/ems.

Requirements

General Education Courses

ENC 1101Freshman Composition Skills I**

3

One of the following:

MAC 1105College Algebra**

3

MAC 2311Calculus I with Analytic Geometry**

5

MGF 1106Liberal Arts Mathematics**

3

MGF 1107Mathematical Explorations**

3

STA 2023Elementary Statistics**

3

STA 2023HHonors Elementary Statistics**

3

One of the following:

ARH 1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM 1020Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000Introduction to the Theatre

3

One of the following:

AMH 2020United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro

3

POS 2041American National Government

3

SYG 2000Introductory Sociology

3

One of the following:

AST 1002Descriptive Astronomy

3

BSC 1005Introduction to Biology

3

BSC 2010Integrated Principles of Biology I

3

BSC 2085Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

CHM 1020Chemistry for Liberal Studies

4

CHM 2045General Chemistry I

3

ESC 1000Earth Science

3

EVR 1001Introduction to Environmental Science

3

EVR 1001HIntroduction to Environmental Science Honors

3

PHY 1020Elementary Physics for the Nonscience Majors

3

PHY 1053CGeneral Physics I with Lab

4

PHY 2048CGeneral Physics with Calculus I with Lab

5

One of the following:

PSY 2012General Psychology

3

PSY 2012HHonors General Psychology

3

HLP 1081Personal Wellness Appraisal and Improvement

3

ENC 2210Technical Communications**

3

AMH 2020United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro

3

POS 2041American National Government

3

SYG 2000Introductory Sociology

3

Program Electives

Choose one elective credit from the following:

EMS 1335Emergency Vehicle Operators Course

1

Any Elective

1

Total Credit Hours: 73

* EMS 2010 taken as part of the Paramedic program does not qualify for the A.S. degree.

Note: Remaining hours for A.S. degree are comprised of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) and Paramedic Certificates.