Degrees & Certificates
Emergency Medical Services EMT- Paramedic
Associate in Science
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 16 (Paramedic Clinical Occupational Work Experience)||4|
|EMS 17 (Paramedic Capstone Occupational Work Experience)||10|
|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||51|
|General Education Pattern||Total Units Required|
ᅀRequired if a student uses the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Science (AS) Degree
The Associate Degree is conferred upon those students who complete the required 60 or more semester units of the degree pattern with a grade-point average of 2.0 or better, of which 12 units must be earned at Las Positas College. In addition, students must complete a General Education pattern in order to earn a degree: see the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Science (AS) Degree, California State University General Education-Breadth, or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (for CSU) patterns 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, the optional course(s) taken, and the GE pattern selected. Elective units are degree applicable. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.