Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Service

Prerequisite

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification for one (1) year prior to application deadline.

Graduation Requirements

General Education Requirements
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing (EN)3
or ENGL 1010D Introduction to Writing (EN)
ENGL 2010Intermediate Writing Selected Topics: (EN)3
COMM 2110Interpersonal Communication (SS, GC)3
MATH 1030Quantitative Reasoning (MA)3-4
or MATH 1040 Introduction to Statistics (MA)
or MATH 1050 College Algebra / Pre-Calculus
Program Requirements
BIOL 2320
BIOL 2325
Human Anatomy
and Human Anatomy Lab
5
BIOL 2420
BIOL 2425
Human Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab
4
Discipline Core Requirements
EMS 2200Paramedic Training I7.5
EMS 2300Paramedic Training II7.5
EMS 2400Paramedic Training III8
EMS 2500Paramedic Training IV8
EMS 2600Paramedic Training V12

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 64 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Grade C or higher in each Program Requirement and Discipline Core Requirement course.
  3. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
  4. Complete at least 20 hours of lower division credit from DSU for institutional residency.

NOTE: Upon successful completion, students are eligible to apply for certification as a Paramedic through the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

Graduation Plan

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
First Year Recommended Elective 2
EMS 1200 Advanced EMT (A-EMT) 8
MATH 1000 Transitional Mathematics II (if needed) 4
 Hours14
Spring Semester
BIOL 2320
BIOL 2325
Human Anatomy
and Human Anatomy Lab
5
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing (EN) 3
General Education (Mathematics) 3
 Hours11
2nd Year
Fall Semester
BIOL 2420
BIOL 2425
Human Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab
4
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Selected Topics: (EN) 3
COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication (SS, GC) 3
 Hours10
Spring Semester
EMS 2200 Paramedic Training I 7.5
EMS 2300 Paramedic Training II 7.5
 Hours15
Summer Semester
EMS 2400 Paramedic Training III 8
EMS 2500 Paramedic Training IV 8
 Hours16
3rd Year
Fall Semester
EMS 2600 Paramedic Training V 12
 Hours12
 Total Hours78