CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Feb 22, 2024  
CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook

Emergency Medical Science, A.A.S. (A45340)

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The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce.

Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience while employing evidence based practice under medical oversight, and serve as a link from the scene into the healthcare system.

Graduates of this program may be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.

General Education Requirements (16 credits)


Take 1 of 2 Groups

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

(Take 3 credits)

Natural Sciences/Math

Social/Behavioral Science Electives

(Take 3 credits)

Major Requirements (51 credits)

Other Major Requirements (7 credits)

Total Credits: 72

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