Program Curriculum

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)
Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P)

Entrance Requirements:

  • Must meet all admission requirements to Wharton County Junior College.
  • Complete an application to the EMS program (an information packet will be sent to you).
  • Students MUST complete the EMT course prior to enrolling in the EMT-Paramedic course.
  • Students must have a current Health Care Provider CPR card from the American Heart Association prior to entering the course. Students not current in Health Care Provider CPR may refer to the WCJC Continuing Education schedule for course offerings.

PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATE

Course Course Title Sem Hours
Semester I-EMT
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician 5
EMSP 1260 EMT - Clinical      (capstone course) 2
  7 sem hours
Semester II-AEMT (Level I Certificate)
EMSP 1338 Introduction to Advanced Practice 3
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management 3
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment & Airway Management 3
EMSP 2260 Intermediate AEMT-Clinical    (capstone course) 2
EMSP 2338 EMS Operations 3
EMSP 1291 Special Topics: AEMT Medical Emergencies & Special Populations 2
  16 sem hours
Semester III-Paramedic Completion I
EMSP 2330 Special Populations 3
EMSP 2348 Pharmacology 3
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies 4
EMSP 2444 Cardiology 4
EMSP 2261 Paramedic Clinical Cardiology 2
  16 sem hours
Semester IV - Paramedic Completion II (Level 2 Certificate) 
 EMSP 2243  Assessment Based Mgmt.  (capstone course)
 EMSP 2262  EMT - Paramedic Clinical  (capstone course)
 EMSP 2264  EMT - Paramedic Clinical Field (capstone course)  2
  6 sem hours 

 

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AAS DEGREE

This program is designed to prepare students for a career in emergency medical services. Students completing the first semester may apply for EMT certification. Students completing the additional occupational and general education courses will earn an AAS in Emergency Medical Services which broadens and heightens their educational and career opportunities and portability.

Course Course Title Sem. Hours
Freshman/Semester I
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician 5
EMSP 1260 EMT - Clinical   (capstone course) 2
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4

SOCI 1301 or PSYC 2301

Introcution to Sociology OR General Psychology 3
PHED elective Any PHED activity course 1
  15 sem hours
Freshman/Semester II
EMSP 1338 Introduction to Advanced Practice 3
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management 3
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment & Airway Management 3
EMSP 2260 AMET - Clinical   (capstone course) 2
EMSP 2338 EMS Operations 3
EMSP 1291 Special Topics: AEMT Medical Emergencies & Special Populations  2
  16 sem hours
Sophomore/Semester I
EMSP 2330 Special Populations 3
EMSP 2348 Pharmacology 3
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies 4
EMSP 2444 Cardiology 4
EMSP 2261 EMT - Paramedic Clinical I Cardiology 2
  16 sem hours
Sophomore/Semester II
EMSP 2243 Assessment Based Mgmt  (capstone course) 2
EMSP 2262 EMT - Paramedic Clinical II   (capstone course) 2
EMSP 2264 EMT - Paramedic Clinical Field  (capstone course) 2
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
Language, Philosophy & Culture (Humanities) or Creative Arts (Performing/Visual Arts) elective* *Elective from the AAS General Education Course List 3
   
13 sem hours
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