Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Service

64 credits

Prerequisite

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

Graduation Requirements

General Education Requirements
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3
or ENGL 1010D Introduction to Writing
ENGL 2010Interm Writing Selected Topics:3
COMM 2110Interpersonal Communication3
Complete one of the following:
MATH 1030Quantitative Reasoning3
MATH 1040Introduction to Statistics3
MATH 1050College Algebra / Pre-Calculus4
General Requirement
Complete one of the following:
CIS 1200Computer Literacy3
CIS 1201Computer Literacy Exam0
CS 1400
  & CS 1410
Fundamentals of Programming
   and Object Oriented Programming
6
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

1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
HLOC 1001FYE: Allied Health1
EMS 1200Advanced EMT (A-EMT)8
MATH 1000Transitional Mathematics II3
 Term Hours12
Spring Semester
BIOL 2320
  & BIOL 2325
Human Anatomy5
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3
LIB 1010Information Literacy1
General Education (Mathematics)3
 Term Hours12
2nd Year
Fall Semester
BIOL 2420
  & BIOL 2425
Human Physiology4
ENGL 2010Interm Writing Selected Topics:3
COMM 2110Interpersonal Communication3
CIS 1200Computer Literacy3
 Term Hours13
Spring Semester
EMS 2200Paramedic Training I8
EMS 2300Paramedic Training II8
 Term Hours15
Summer Semester
EMS 2400Paramedic Training III8
EMS 2500Paramedic Training IV8
 Term Hours16
3rd Year
Fall Semester
EMS 2600Paramedic Training V12
 Term Hours12
Total Hour: 80