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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Services (AS)


State CIP Code 1351090402

This curriculum forms the last stage of a career ladder program progression from Emergency Medical Technician (ATD)  (State CIP Code 0351090415) to Paramedic (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0351090405) to Emergency Medical Services (AS)  degree.

Students interested in pursuing this program must hold a current and valid Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services EMT/P (Paramedic) license. Contact the Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic program at (850) 729-5378 for more information.

General Education


Unless otherwise noted, select one core course from each category; see the AS Degree General Education Requirements  section of catalog for specific course listings:

Take one of the two following Social Sciences courses required to meet the Civic Literacy Competency requirement:

NOTE: If you have not already done so, you must pass the Florida Civic Literacy Examination in addition to
completing one of the above courses to meet the Civic Literacy Competency requirement for graduation.

Total General Education Credits Required: 20


Core Credits


Students complete the EMS AS Core course credits by holding an FL EMT/P (Paramedic) license. Upon receipt of the student’s EMT/P license, internal articulation credits will be awarded to complete the 50 Core Credits required.

  •  Paramedic Licensure 50 Credit Hours (EMT/P license)

Total Core Credits Required: 50


Electives: 3 Credit Hours


Any 1000-2000 level course 3 credits

Total Program Credits Required: 73


Suggested Two Year Academic Plan


This program admits students in the fall/spring/summer semester(s). Below is a sample academic plan for these students admitted in the identified semester.

First Semester

ENC 1101 - English Composition I 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶    

BSC 1085C - Anatomy and Physiology I 4 Credit Hours ♦  

POS 1041 - American Government 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω  OR  AMH 2020 - American History II 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω  

Total Semester Hours: 10

Second Semester

____ ____ Core Humanities 3 Credit Hours

____ ____ Core Mathematics 3 Credit Hours

BSC 1086C - Anatomy and Physiology II 4 Credit Hours  

Electives: 3 Credit Hours Any 1000-2000 level course 3 Credit Hours

Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Program Hours: 73 (23 + Paramedic Licensure 50 Credit Hours (EMT/P license)