|General Education Requirements (31-32 credits)|
|Mathematics||MAT 105 or||Applied Math||3-4|
|MAT 121||Intermediate Algebra|
|Communication||ENG 101||English Composition I||3|
|Any LIT||Any LITERATURE||3|
|COM 101||Oral Communications||3|
|Social Science||HIS 101 or||US History to 1877||3|
|HIS 102 or||US History Since 1877|
|HIS 115 or||US History Since 1945|
|POL 101 or||American Government|
|POL 102||State & Local Government|
|Natural Science||CHM 101/103||Introduction to Chemistry & Laboratory||4|
|Elective||BTC/CPT 103||Microcomputer Applications||3|
|PSY 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSY 216||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|Core Course Requirements* (30 credits)|
|This requirement is fulfilled by submitting proof of passing the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Exam. These credit hours will be granted at the completion of all the other A.A.S. degree requirements.|
|Total Required Hours: 61-62 credits|
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Emergency Medical Science A.A.S.
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Emergency Medical Science A.A.S.
Department: Emergency Medical Science
Total Credit Hours: 61-62 credits
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What Is Emergency Medical Science A.A.S.?
The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Emergency Medical Science is the result of formal agreements between St. Charles Community College (SCC) and Respond Right EMS Academy (REMSA), as well as an agreement between SCC and St. Charles County Ambulance District (SCCAD). SCC grants 30 credit hours toward the A.A.S. degree for students who submit proof of passing the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Exam for paramedics. These credit hours will be applied to the degree once all general education courses have been completed. Students may begin taking the general education courses required for the A.A.S. at SCC at any time.
In the state of Missouri, the median annual wage for employees working in the emergency medical science field is $33,380.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.
Emergency Medical Science Careers
SCC graduates with an Emergency Medical Science (A.A.S.) degree typically advance their careers in emergency medicine.
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