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Fire & Emergency Medical Services - Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic, AAS

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Workforce Development

Classes offered at following campus(es)

  • Northeast

Contact Information:

(918) 595-4746
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This program offers a broad education in the principles and practical applications of fire and emergency medical services. Successful students will earn required state and national certifications necessary for securing employment with fire departments, industrial firms, governmental agencies, fire protection companies, healthcare agencies, and emergency medical services agencies. The degree will help prepare graduates for work in many roles in fire and health care agencies as well as other similar occupations.

Procedures for Application:

Complete all Tulsa Community College application and entry requirements. Requires current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification. Contact a Fire and Emergency Medical services representative for an interview and consultation.

General Education Requirement: 20 Hours

Biology 4 hours

BIOL 1314 Human Anatomy and Physiology

Chemistry 4 hours

CHEM 1114 Principles of Chemistry

Communication 6 hours

*ENGL 1113 Composition I

and select one course from the following:
COMM 1113 Public Speaking
*ENGL 1213 Composition II
*ENGL 2333 Technical/Professional Writing
*ENGL 2343 Business Communication I

Social Science 6 Hours

POLS 1113 American Federal Government

and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

*Course has prerequisite.

Specialized Course Requirements: 40 Hours

FEMS 1214 Principles of Fire and Emergency Medical Services
*EMSP 2115 Principles of Paramedic I
*EMSP 2129 Paramedic Theory and Application I
*EMSP 2214 Principles of Paramedic II
*EMSP 2229 Paramedic Theory and Application II
*EMSP 2314 Principles of Paramedic III
*EMSP 2325 Paramedic Theory and Application III

Total Credit Hours: 60

*Course has prerequisite.

Workforce Development Degree Information

Workforce development degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce. They may advance students within their current career positions or open doors to new career opportunities. Coursework may apply towards a degree at a four-year university; check with an advisor for further information. The number of hours that apply to a degree will vary from one university to another.

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