Degrees & Certificates
Emergency Medical Services EMT- Paramedic AS
Effective Fall 2019
This program is designed to prepare students to take and pass the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (NREMTP) examination so they can become Licensed Paramedics in the state of California. It also prepares students to transfer and earn a BA in Paramedics. Students that complete the Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services EMT-Paramedic degree are able to gain employment as paramedic firefighters, paramedics on ambulances that serve the community as Advanced Life Support 9-1-1 providers, and in certain limited situations work in the hospital setting.
Students that earn this degree can find employment as a firefighter, paramedic with an ambulance company, and in specific and limited cases, work in a hospital.
|BIO 50 (Anatomy and Physiology)||4|
|EMS 10 (Paramedic Theory 1)||6|
|EMS 11 (Paramedic Theory 2)||6|
|EMS 12 (Paramedic Laboratory 1)||4|
|EMS 13 (Paramedic Laboratory 2)||4|
|EMS 14 (Paramedic Clinical Practicum)||6|
|EMS 15P (Paramedic Field Internship)||8|
|EMS 15L (Paramedic Field Internship Lecture)||1|
|EMS 20 (Emergency Medical Technician)||7|
|EMS 30 (Emergency Medical Responder)||3|
|EMS 62 (Basic Medical Terminology)||3|
|CMST 1 (Fundamentals of Public Speaking)||3|
|Total Units in the Major||52|
|Additional General Education and Elective Units||12|
See the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Science Degree for listing of areas and courses. Double counting courses in GE and the major is permissible. The number of units that may be double counted will depend on the entry point to the degree program and the optional course(s) taken. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.