Tyler Junior College

Emergency Medical Services Professions (EMT and Paramedic)

Emergency Medical Service Professions (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2015-2016 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 60

EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
EMSP 1166 Practicum-EMT OR
    Field Experience - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician)

Semester I

EMSP 1167 Paramedic Practicum I
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management
EMSP 1338 Introduction to Advanced Practice
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment and Airway Management
EMSP 2306 Emergency Pharmacology

Semester II

EMSP 1266 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)      
EMSP 2330 Special Populations
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies
EMSP 2444 Cardiology

Semester III

EMSP 2305 EMS Operations      
EMSP 2243 Assessment Based Management       
EMSP 2266 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Semester IV

PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I*
HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I
ENGL 1301 Composition I

Semester V

BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I OR
  PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy OR

  MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation OR
  PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics
KINE 1104 Athletic Conditioning

Courses titled in bold type represent general education core courses and may be taken prior to acceptance into EMSP program.

NOTE: Special admission and retention rules apply to all portions of the emergency medical service professions program. See department chair/or department coordinator for details. Admission to the program is selective and prior acceptance to the program is required before enrollment. 

*BIOL 2404 is recommended as preparation for BIOL 2401 for
students who do not have a strong background in biology but
BIOL 2404 will not substitute for BIOL 2401.

** EMS Certification as an EMT-Basic is required to continue to Semester II.

EMS Contact Information

Shay Steel
Program Coordinator
Office: Pirtle T262

Email: sste4@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2112