Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Paramedicine - Associate of Applied Science (Major Code - PAR)

The Paramedicine Associate of Applied Science degree prepares the student to become a Nationally Registered Paramedic. Paramedics render basic and advanced medical treatment before and during patient transport to a medical facility and they assess and treat a wide variety of medical emergencies. Paramedics work for fire departments, law enforcement agencies, private ambulance services, industrial companies, clinics, and hospitals.

Admission into the program requires a separate application. Prior to enrollment in the paramedicine program, all students must pass a computer-based entrance examination.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

19 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics/laboratory sciences

BIO 156 or BIO 160

4

Liberal arts

 

6

Technology literacy

CIS 116 or CIS 120 ( CIS 1120)

3

CORE CURRICULUM

49-55 CREDITS

Paramedicine I

PMD 101

6*

Paramedicine II

PMD 201

7

Paramedicine III

PMD 202

7

Paramedicine IV

PMD 203

10

Paramedicine V

PMD 204

10

Paramedicine VI

PMD 205

9

Paramedicine VII

PMD 206

6

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

68-74 CREDITS

*The program coordinator may waive PMD 101 for students who meet the course requirements.