Emergency Medical Science (EMS) Bridging

The Emergency Medical Science Bridging program was developed to allow currently certified, non-degree EMT-Paramedics to earn a two-year Associate in Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Science. A total of forty-three (43) transfer hours will be awarded to certified EMT-Paramedics. Admission requirements must be met prior to matriculation.

Visit the Emergency Medical Science Department Website

View the Annual Admissions Bulletin for more information about the program.

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Associate in Applied Science Emergency Medical Science-Bridging Degree (A45340)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Emergency Medical Science-Bridging

Curriculum Code: A45340B

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

FALL SEMESTER
Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Clinic Credit
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
EMS 280 EMS Bridging Course 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
13 7 0 16
SPRING SEMESTER
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
EMS 140 Rescue Scene Management 1 3 0 2
EMS 235 EMS Management 2 0 0 2
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
12 6 0 14
Semester Hours: 30
Transfer Hours: 43
Total Semester Hours: 73

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 160 Introduction to Film
ART 114 Art History Survey I HUM 211 Humanities I
ART 115 Art History Survey II HUM 212 Humanities II
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation MUS 110 Music Appreciation
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz
DRA 211 Theatre History I MUS 210 History of Rock Music
DRA 212 Theatre History II MUS 213 Opera and Music Theatre
ENG 231 American Literature I PHI 215 Philosophical Issues
ENG 232 American Literature II PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
ENG 241 British Literature I REL 112 Western Religions
ENG 242 British Literature II REL 211 Intro to Old Testament
ENG 261 World Literature I REL 212 Intro to New Testament
ENG 262 World Literature II REL 221 Religion in America
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture


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