Emergency Medical Services, A.S.

2018-2019 Catalog

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.

View the Academic Pathway for this program at http://www.cf.edu/explore/academic-pathways/index.html.

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 Appreciation3
HUM 1020Introduction to the Humanities3
HUM 1020HHonors Introduction to the Humanities3
LIT 1000Introduction to Literature3
MUL 1010Music Appreciation3
PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy3
THE 1000Theatre Appreciation3

One of the following:

AMH 2020United States History Since 18773
ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology3
ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro3
POS 2041American National Government3
SYG 2000Introductory Sociology3

One of the following:

AST 1002Descriptive Astronomy3
BSC 1005Introduction to Biology3
BSC 2010Integrated Principles of Biology I3
BSC 2085Human Anatomy and Physiology I3
CHM 1020Chemistry for Liberal Studies4
CHM 2045General Chemistry I3
ESC 1000Earth Science3
EVR 1001Introduction to Environmental Science3
EVR 1001HIntroduction to Environmental Science Honors3
PHY 1020Elementary Physics for the Nonscience Majors3
PHY 1053CGeneral Physics I with Lab4
PHY 2048CGeneral Physics with Calculus I with Lab5

One of the following:

PSY 2012General Psychology3
PSY 2012HHonors General Psychology3
HLP 1081Personal Wellness Appraisal and Improvement3
ENC 2210Technical Communications**3
AMH 2020United States History Since 18773
ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology3
ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro3
ECO 2013HPrinciples of Economics - Macro Honors3
POS 2041American National Government3
SYG 2000Introductory Sociology3

Program Electives

Choose one elective credit from the following:

EMS 1335Emergency Vehicle Operators Course1
Any Elective1

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.

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