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-six (46) 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 (A45340B)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Emergency Medical Science-Bridging

Curriculum Code: A45340B

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Fall SemesterR

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
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
EMS 280 EMS Bridging Course 2 2 0 3
EMS 140 Rescue Scene Management 1 3 0 2
11 10 0 15

Spring Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Clinic Credit
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
EMS 125 EMS Instructor Methodology 1 2 0 2
13 5 0 15
Semester Hours: 30
Transfer Hours: 46
Total Semester Hours: 76

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
*ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture
*ART 114 Art History Survey I HUM 160 Introduction to Film
*ART 115 Art History Survey II HUM 211 Humanities I
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation HUM 212 Humanities II
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre *MUS 110 Music Appreciation
DRA 211 Theatre History I *MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz
DRA 212 Theatre History II MUS 210 History of Rock Music
*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
*Approved as Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. 


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