Paramedic

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Suggested Plan of Study
Paramedic Associate of Applied Science Degree

Pre-Requisites Credits
AHMS 144 Medical Terminology 3
BIOH 101 Foundations of Human Biology 3
CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers 3

M 105 Contemporary Mathematics
OR STAT 141 Introduction to Statistical Concepts
OR M 114 Extended Technical Math
OR M 121 College Algebra

3

WRIT 122 Introduction to Business Writing
OR WRIT 121 Introduction to Technical Writing

3
ECP 200 Transition to Paramedicine 3
Students may proceed to the clinical portion of the Paramedic program after successful completion of all pre-paramedic requirements. Please refer to the City College catalog for further details.
Required Courses Credits
COMX 106 Communication in a Dynamic Workplace 3
ECP 200 Transition to Paramedicine 3
ECP 201 Paramedic Fundamentals 3
ECP 202 Paramedic Fundamentals Lab 1
ECP 206 EMS Case Studies 4
ECP 207 Cardiology 4
**ECP 208 Cardiology Lab & (^^^^ACLS) 1
ECP 216 Hospital Clinical I 5
ECP 220 Special Considerations 1
ECP 221 OB/Neonate/Pediatrics 2
**ECP 222 OB/Neonate/Pediatrics Lab & (^NRP) & (^^PALS) 1
ECP 230 Trauma            2
ECP 232 Pulmonary 2
**ECP 233 Trauma/Pulmonary Lab & (^^^PHTLS) 1
ECP 242 Medical 2
ECP 243 Medical Lab 1
ECP 246 Hospital Clinical II 6
ECP 250 NREMT Exam Preparation 3
ECP 251 NREMT Exam Preparation Lab 1
ECP 295 Field Internship            8
Restricted Elective 3
Total minimum credits required for degree 72

^ available online

* offered only online

Pre-Paramedic Core Semester Credits
BIOH 101^ 3
AHMS 144^ 3
WRIT 121 or 122^ 3
CAPP 120^ 3
M 105/STAT 141/M 121/M114^ 3
ECP 200* 3
Total 18
Fall Semester Credits
ECP 206* 4
ECP 201 3
ECP 202 1
ECP 230 2
ECP 232 2
ECP 233 1
ECP 216 5

Total

18
Spring Semester Credits
ECP 207 4
ECP 208 1
ECP 242 2
ECP 243 1
ECP 220 1
ECP 221 2
ECP 222 1
ECP 246 6
Total 18
Summer Semester Credits
ECP 250 3
ECP 251 1
ECP 295 8
COMX 106^ 3
Restricted Elective 3
Total 18

 

 

NOTE:

All classes in each semester must  receive a “C” or better before the student may progress to the next semester of the Paramedic Program.

 

**Additional fees have been attached to this class to cover the cost of the certifications

^NALS          Neonatal Advanced Life Support

^^PALS        Pediatric Advanced Life Support

^^^PHTLS   Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support

^^^^ACLS    Advanced Cardiac Life Support

 

The Paramedic Core classes start in the Fall; students must complete pre-requisite courses and have the NREMT card to apply for the paramedic core classes.

 

Program Hours Breakdown

Classroom / Lab Hours: 900 hours

Hospital Clinical Hours: 516 hours

Field Internship Hours: 360 hours

Total Program Hours: 1776 hours

 

Program Certifications/Certificates/Degree

Prehospital Trauma Life Support Provider Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Certification
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider Certification
Pediatric Advance Life Support Provider Certification
Critical Care Transport Provider (CCTP) Course Completion Certificate
National Registry/Nationally Accredited Paramedic Program Completion Certificate
Paramedic, Associate of Applied Science Degree

 

Students should check course descriptions for required prerequisites.


 

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NOTE: This is a general program overview. For specific graduation requirements, please refer to the City College at MSU Billings catalog and visit with an academic or faculty advisor.