Health Science Career Cluster

Total Credit Hours: 64 to 67

Courses

GENERAL COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

ENGL 110

COMPOSITION I

3

COMM 110

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY

3

PSY 110

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

3

MATHEMATICS/SCIENCE *

and

BIOL 140 **

or

BIOL 205 **

and

BIOL 206 **

*see Applied Science Degree Options

and

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

or

PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

and

PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

3 to 4

and

4

or

4

and

4

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

PROGRAM COURSES

titles

Credit Hours

EMS 114

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)

8

EMS 116

TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT

1

EMS 117

ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS)

1

EMS 118

PEDIATRIC EDUCATION FOR PRE-HOSPITAL PROVIDERS (PEPP)

1

EMS 120

EMT PRACTICUM

1 to 3

EMS 230

PARAMEDIC I

7

EMS 231

PARAMEDIC II

7

EMS 232

PARAMEDIC III

7

EMS 233

PARAMEDIC IV

6

EMS 240

PARAMEDIC PRACTICUM I

3

EMS 241

PARAMEDIC PRACTICUM II

3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** See your advisor to select appropriate BIOL sequence.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER

COURSES

1st Semester

EMS 114; BIOL 140 or BIOL 205

2nd Semester

EMS 120; EMS 230; Mathematics/Science or BIOL 206

Summer Semester 1

EMS 231; EMS 116

3rd Semester

EMS 232; COMM 110; ENGL 110

4th Semester

EMS 233; EMS 117; EMS 118; PSY 110; Humanities/Fine Arts

Summer Semester 2

EMS 240; EMS 241

Department Contact Information

Health Careers
Peoria Campus, Cedar, Room 105
(309) 690-7530