Paramedic Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

Paramedicine Associate in Applied Science Degree (0068)

Total AAS Credit Hours: 69

First year

Summer Semester
Required Courses  Credits
Total Semester Credits 5
BIOL 105 Human Biology 4
HRO 100 Medical Terminology 1
Fall Semester
Required Courses  Credits
Total Semester Credits 15.5
EMS 205 Paramedicine I 8.5
HRO 100 Paramedic Clinical Practice I 2
EMS 220 Paramedic Field Internship I 1
FS 160 Technical Rescue Awareness 0.5
FS 280 Hazardous Materials Awareness 0.5
HRO 120 Pharmacology 3
Spring Semester
Required Courses  Credits
Total Semester Credits 15
EMS 206 Paramedicine II 4.5
EMS 211 Paramedic Clinical Practice II 1
EMS 221 Paramedic Field Internship II 0.5
EMS 207 Paramedicine III 4
EMS 212 Paramedic Clinical Practice III 1.5
EMS 222 Pharmacology 0.5
  Approved electives* 3

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Second Year

Summer Semester
Required Courses  Credits
Total Semester Credits 7.5
EMS 208 Paramedicine IV 5
EMS 213 Paramedic Clinical Practice IV 1.5
EMS 223 Paramedic Field Internship IV 1
Fall Semester
Required Courses  Credits
Total Semester Credits 14
EMS 224 Paramedic Field Internship V 2
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
PSYC 151 General Psychology 3
SPCH 151 or SPCH 155 Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR Interpersonal Communication 3
  Human Relations Elective 3
Spring Semester
Required Courses  Credits

Total Semester Credits

12
Total AAS Credit Hours: 69
PSYC 210
PSYC 270
Life-Span Development OR
Health Psychology
3
  Approved Electives* 9

*Electives must be selected from the following list of approved courses or be approved by the program coordinator.

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