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Coursework

EHS PARAMEDIC TRACK LOWER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS

Emergency Health Services (6 credits required)

Course Number Course Name Credits Semester Offered
EHS 115 Medical Terminology

3

Fall only

EHS 202 Clinical Concepts & Practice I

3

Fall only

EHS 203 Clinical Concepts & Practice II

3

Spring only

 

Mathematics/Science Courses (24-25 credits required)

Choose one of the following:

Course Number Course Name Credits
BIOL 101 Concepts of Biology

3

BIOL 141 Foundations of Biology: Cells, Energy and Organisms

4

All of the following:

Course Number Course Name Credits
BIOL 251 Anatomy and Physiology of the Body I

3

BIOL 251 L Anatomy and Physiology of the Body I Lab

1

BIOL 252 Anatomy and Physiology of the Body II

3

BIOL 252 L Anatomy and Physiology of the Body II Lab

1

CHEM 123 Introduction to General Organic and Biochemistry I

4

CHEM 124 Introduction to General Organic and Biochemistry II

3

CHEM 124 L Introduction to General Organic and Biochemistry II Lab

2

Choose one of the following:

Course Number Course Name

Credits

STAT 121 Introduction to Statistics

4

STAT 350 Statistics with Applications in the Biological Sciences

4

 

Social Sciences/Political Science (10-11 credits required)

Choose one of the following:

Course Number Course Name Credits
EHS 200 Concepts of Emergency Health Services

3

EHS 200Y Concepts of Emergency Health Services

4

All of the following:

PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology

4

PSYC 285 Abnormal Psychology

3

 

General Education Requirements (12 credits required)

Course Number Course Name

Credits

3 Arts & Humanities courses

9

1 Culture course

3

2 PHED (Physical Education) courses

3 ^

Completion of a foreign language at the 201 level or equivalent to 4 years of high school language courses

^These are institutional credits only and do not count towards credits in the major

 

English (3 credits required)

Course Number Course Name Credits
ENGL 100 Composition

3

 

EHS PARAMEDIC TRACK UPPER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS

Emergency Health Services (18 credits required)

Course Number Course Name Credits Semester Offered
EHS 301 Planning Emergency Health Systems

3

Fall only

EHS 320 Disaster Management

3

Fall only

EHS 350 Supervision & Operations

3

Spring only

EHS 351 Financial Management and Budgeting

3

Spring only

EHS 360 Instructional Issues in EHS

3

Fall & Spring

EHS 430** Research Topics in Emergency Health Services

3

Fall only

 

Paramedic Clinical Courses (46 credits required)

Course Number Course Name

Credits

Semester Offered
EHS 461 Introduction to Paramedic Practice

3

Fall only
EHS 462 Fundamentals of Patient Management

3

Fall only
EHS 463 Basics of Cardiology

3

Fall only
EHS 464 Advanced Cardiac & Respiratory

3

Spring only
EHS 465 Medical Emergencies I

3

Spring only
EHS 466 Medical Emergencies II

3

Spring only
EHS 467 Introduction to Trauma Emergencies

3

Fall only
EHS 468 EMS Capstone Experience

3

Spring only
EHS 470 Emergency Response to Crisis

3

Fall only
EHS 481 ALS Field and Clinical Experience I

3

Fall only
EHS 482 ALS Field and Clinical Experience II

4

Spring only
EHS 483 ALS Field and Clinical Experience III

6

Fall only
EHS 484 ALS Field and Clinical Experience IV

6

Spring only

 

Electives (3 credits)

Course Number Course Name

Credits

EHS 311 Stress & Burnout

3

EHS 330 Search & Rescue

3

EHS 345 Death & Dying

3

Total Credits: 125 – 127

(Lower and Upper Division)

*Alternate course work may satisfy the requirement

All students must pass the Department computer competency examination or take one of the following classes: EHS 352 or IS 295

**Research Options: EHS 430, PSYC 331, SOCY 300, SOCY 301, POLI 300

++All students must be EMT certified and provide documentation of a minimum of 100 patient contacts by the Fall semester of the Junior year

Emergency Health Services Course Catalogue [CLICK HERE]