LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                               CURRICULAR GUIDE

Emergency Medical Services
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0276  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

This degree program prepares the individual extensively for a career in
emergency medical services.  Included in this curriculum are the Basic EMT and
Paramedic Certificate Programs as well as general education requirements.  Not
all courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to
transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any
course.

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

GENERAL EDUCATION
General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific course work in
mathematics.  See the General Education Core Requirements section for
information on how to fulfill these requirements.

INFORMATION
Contact the Health and Human Services Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical
Center, Room 1750, telephone number (517) 483-1410.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 65 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 145    Introductory Anat & Physiology                                   4
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3
EMTA 101    Basic EMT I                                                      4
EMTA 102    Basic EMT II                                                     2
EMTA 103    Basic EMT III                                                    4
EMTA 104    Basic EMT IV                                                     2
EMTA 112    Basic EMT Clinical                                               2
PARA 221    Paramedic Medical Trauma I                                       5
PARA 222    Paramedic Medical Trauma II                                      5
PARA 231    Paramedic Cardiology I                                           3
PARA 232    Paramedic Cardiology II                                          3
PARA 241    Paramedic Pharmacology I                                         3
PARA 242    Paramedic Pharmacology II                                        3
PARA 251    Paramedic Skills I                                               2
PARA 252    Paramedic Skills II                                              2
PARA 261    Paramedic Clinical I                                             3
PARA 262    Paramedic Clinical II                                            4
PARA 263    Paramedic Internship                                             3
PFFT 117    Emergency Services Fitness III                                   1
PFFT 118    Emergency Services Fitness IV                                    1
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                TOTAL: 9-11 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             3 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Speech Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                      0
            Science/Technology Core Area (See Note 1)                        0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See the General Education Core
            Requirement section on how to fulfill this mathematics
            requirement.  Course work may be needed.)

CHOICE 2:   EMS Requirements (See Note 2)                          6-8 Credits
AHCC 110    Pharmacology-Allied Health                                       2
EMTA 105    Ambulance Driving                                                1
EMTA 108    Legal Issues in EMS                                              2
EMTA 114    Rescue/Extrication/Danger Situ                                   3
EMTA 222    EMS Instructor Coordinator                                       6

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   74

NOTES:
1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      these Core areas.
2.    Students who have not already completed Basic EMT and Paramedic
      certificate programs must select AHCC 110, EMTA 105, 108, and 114 to
      satisfy Choice 2.  Students who have already completed Basic EMT and
      Paramedic certificate programs may elect EMTA 222 to satisfy Choice 2.
3.    This curriculum includes PARA 221 through PARA 263 which are the
      Paramedic Certificate Program courses.  The Paramedic Certificate
      Program is a selective admission program with admission requirements
      beyond those required for admission to the college.  PARA 221 through
      PARA 263 are open only to students officially admitted to the program. 
      Students should consult with an Emergency Medical Services program
      advisor regarding this segment of the program.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE
Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time or have
prerequisites to fulfill) or who have already completed a Basic Emergency
Medical Services course should contact the Health and Human Services
Department (see "Information" above) for academic advising.

I                 II                III               IV
BIOL 145          EMTA 103          CISB 200          PARA 222
EMTA 101          EMTA 104          PARA 221          PARA 232
EMTA 102          EMTA 112          PARA 231          PARA 242
WRIT 124          SPCH 110          PARA 241          PARA 252
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           PARA 251          PARA 262
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           PARA 261          PARA 263
                  Lim.Ch.           PFFT 117          PFFT 118