The Associate Applied Science in Paramedic provides paramedic students an opportunity to further their education with course work leading to the AAS. Students majoring in A.A.S. Paramedic may complete the required course work prior to or after completion of the Paramedic Technical Certificate curriculum. The following courses are required in addition to the Paramedic Technical Certificate coursework.
Note: Students not meeting the ACT or ACCUPLACER requirements in math and English must enroll in the appropriate sequential academic skills math, reading, and/or English course(s) during their first semester in college and each subsequent semester until the requirements are successfully completed. Any degree seeking student enrolled under the Student Success Plan must also take EDGE 1003 College Life Skills the first semester of enrollment.
|Year||Written||Practical||First Attempt||All Attempts||Retention||Positive Placement|
|Course Requirements||ACTS Index Number*||Credit Hours|
|ENGL||1013||Composition I||ENGL 1013|
|ENGL||1023||Composition II||ENGL 1023|
|ENGL||2253||Technical Writing||ENGL 2023|
|SPCH||1003||Principles of Speech||SPCH 1003|
|PSYC||2303||General Psychology||PSYC 1103|
|CISS||1013||Introduction to Computers||CPSI 1003|
|MATH||1083||AAS Math Health Professions|
|MATH||1053||College Algebra||MATH 1103|
|MATH||1153||Quantitative Literacy||MATH 1113|
|EMSP||1001||Paramedic Remediation (if required)|
|Paramedic Course Work||42|
|TOTAL FOR DEGREE||60|
|Category:||Emergency Medical Services, AAS Paramedic, TC Paramedic, EMT|
|Date||July 10, 2018|
Courses must be completed in the following discipline: *Paramedic
*ARKANSAS COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM (ACTS)
The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.” Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer (http://adhe.edu). Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.