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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2013-14 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Science - Paramedic, A.A.S.


Glenn Faught • (901) 333-5414/5400

The Emergency Medical Science Paramedic Associate of Applied Science degree is an optional track for currently licensed (CoAEMSP) Paramedics wanting an A.A.S. degree. The candidate must be attending or have graduated from a Paramedic school of a regionally accredited college recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The degree will enhance the practice of the Paramedic by improving the quality of patient care through increased written communication skills reflected in patient care report writing, improved psychological assessments, ethical conduct and knowledge of science. Paramedic graduates from outside the State of Tennessee must meet the same requirements as the Tennessee candidates (Tennessee Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services) and will be evaluated on a case by case basis to qualify for the degree. If the candidate does not meet the above requirements, he/she will not qualify for the degree.

First Semester: 13 Credits


  • ENGL 1010 English Composition I
  • Natural Sciences 4 Credit Hour(s) (Gen. Ed.) 1
  • Humanities 3 Credit Hour(s) (Gen. Ed.) 1
  • Social Sciences 3 Credit Hour(s) (Gen. Ed.) 1

Second Semester: 7 Credits


Third Semester: 17 Credits


Note: Third semester students must be admitted into the paramedic certificate program. 

Fourth Semester: 17 Credits


Total Program Credits: 60


This program of study is designed as a terminal degree for a specific career field.

1 Review General Education pages and/or consult advisor for correct selection.