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EHS PARAMEDIC CONCENTRATION LOWER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS

Emergency Health Services (9 credits required)

  • EHS 115: Medical Terminology
  • EHS 202: Clinical Concepts and Practice I*
  • EHS 203: Clinical Concepts and Practice II*

Mathematics/Science Courses (24-25 credits required)

Choose one of the following:

  • BIOL 101: Concepts of Biology

        -or-

  • BIOL 141: Foundations of Biology: Cells Energy and Organisms (Pre-Professional)

Choose one of the following sequences:

  • CHEM 101: Principles Chemistry I (Pre-Professional)
  • CHEM 102: Principles of Chemistry II (Pre-Professional)
  • CHEM 102L: Introductory Chemistry Lab I (Pre-Professional)

        -or-

  • CHEM 123: Introduction to General Organic and Biochemistry I
  • CHEM 124: Introduction to General Organic and Biochemistry II
  • CHEM 124L: Introduction to General Organic and Biochemistry II Lab

You must complete ALL of the following:

  • BIOL 251 Anatomy and Physiology of the Body I
  • BIOL 251L: Anatomy and Physiology of the Body Lab
  • BIOL 252 Anatomy and Physiology of the Body II
  • BIOL 252L: Anatomy and Physiology of the Body II Lab

Choose one of the following: 

  • STAT 121: Intro to Statistics

        -or-

  • STAT 350: Statistics with Applications to Biological Sciences

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

Choose one of the following:

  • EHS 200: Concepts of Emergency Health Services (3 CREDITS )

        -or-

  • EHS 200 Y: ( tailored for first-year students) (4 CREDITS)

You must complete all of the following: 

  • PSYC 100: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 285: Abnormal Psychology

General Education Requirements (12 credits required)

  • 3 Arts and Humanities Courses
  • 1 Culture Course
  • Completion of a foreign language at the 201 level
    • 4 years of high school language will fulfill this requirement

English (3 credits required)

  • ENGL 100: Composition

EHS PARAMEDIC CONCENTRATION UPPER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS

Emergency Health Services (18 credits required)

  • EHS 301: Planning Emergency Health Systems
  • EHS 320: Disaster Management
  • EHS 351: Financial Management and Budgeting
  • EHS 360: Instructional Issues in EHS
  • EHS 430 **: Research Topics in Emergency Health Services

Paramedic Clinical Courses (46 credits required)

  • EHS 461: Introduction to Paramedic Practice
  • EHS 462: Fundamentals of Patient Management
  • EHS 463: Basics of Cardiology
  • EHS 464: Advanced Cardiac and Respiratory
  • EHS 465: Medical Emergencies I
  • EHS 466: Medical Emergencies II
  • EHS 467: Introduction to Trauma Emergencies
  • EHS 468:  EMS Capstone Experience
  • EHS 470: Emergency Response to Crisis
  • EHS 481: ALS Field and Clinical Experience I
  • EHS 482: ALS Field and Clinical Experience II
  • EHS 483: ALS Field and Clinical Experience III
  • EHS 484: ALS Field and Clinical Experience IV

Electives (3 credits)

  • EHS 311: Stress and Burnout
  • EHS 330: Search & Rescue
  • EHS 340: Cultural Diversity in Healthcare
  • EHS 345: Death and Dying

Total Credits: 129 – 132

*Current acceptable EMT certification may fulfill this 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]

Download link:4 Year Plan (Paramedic Concentration).Fall 2015 and Later