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Emergency Medical Science A.A.S.

Department: Health Information Management

Total Credit Hours: 61-62 credits

The Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Science is the result of formal agreements between St. Charles Community College and Respond Right EMS Academy (REMSA) Educational Division, as well as an agreement between St. Charles Community College and St. Charles County Ambulance District (SCCAD). The college 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. These credit hours will be granted at the completion of all the other A.A.S. degree requirements. See an academic advisor if you have or plan to take the NREMT Exam. Students may begin taking the additional hours required at SCC at any time but will only be awarded the additional 30 hours when the above requirement is met.

Required Courses

Subject Course Title Credits
General Education Requirements (31-32 credits)
Mathematics MAT 105 or
MAT 121
Applied Math or
Intermediate Algebra
3 or 4
Communication ENG 101
Any LIT
SPE 101
English Composition I
Any LIT
Oral Communications
3
3
3
Social Science HIS 101 or
HIS 102 or
HIS 115 or
POL 101 or
POL 102
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
US History Since 1945
American Government
State & Local Government
3
Natural Science CHM 101/103 Introduction to Chemistry & Laboratory 4
Humanities PHL 160 Ethics 3
Elective BTC(BAS)CPT 103
PSY 101
PSY 216
Microcomputer Applications
Introduction to Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
3
3
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

# The Academic Skills Assessment Test or appropriate ACT score is required before enrolling in Math or English courses. If a student places into courses lower than those required for his/her degree, those courses need to be completed before enrolling in the required courses.

* 30 credit hours awarded for completion of Respond Right EMS Academy Paramedic EMT-P Program or St. Charles County Ambulance District EMT-P Program. Documentation of certification is required before the AAS Degree will be awarded.

Suggested Schedule Planning

Course Title Credits
First Semester (16 credits)
CHM 101/103 Intro to Chemistry and Lab 4
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
MAT 105 or
MAT 121
Applied Math or
Intermediate Algebra
3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Second Semester (15 credits)
PHL 160 Ethics 3
HIS 101 or
HIS 102 or
HIS 115 or
POL 101 or
POL 102
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
US History Since 1945
American Government
State & Local Government
3
SPE 101 Oral Communications 3
PSY 216 Abnormal Psychology 3
LIT Any LIT course 3
Total Hours Required For Graduation: 61-62 credits

For more information about the Respond Right Program contact:
Donna Weiss, AAS Firefighter/Paramedic
Director of EMS Education
Respond Right EMS Academy
7491 Mexico Road
St. Peters, MO 63376
Office: 314-713-1645
Fax: 888-859-9304
www.respondright.com
donna@respondright.com

For more information about St. Charles County Ambulance District contact:
Becky Price, Training Center Administrative Assistant
St. Charles County Ambulance District
4169 Old Mill Parkway
St. Peters, MO 63376
Office: 636-344-7663
Fax: 636-447-9060
www.sccad.com
bprice@sccad.com

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