Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Intermediate - Associate of Applied Science

The Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate degree prepares the student to transfer to a 4-year Bachelor of Science - Emergency Medical Service degree.

For specific prerequisite and co-requisite requirements contact the EMS Department in the Career Technical Division at (575) 439-3873.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and IV students will not need to take any additional courses to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition (Core Requirement)4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra (Core Requirement) 33-4
Trigonometry and Precalculus
Area III: Laboratory Science
Principles and Applications of Chemistry (Core Requirement)4
General Chemistry I
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Introductory Sociology3
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
General Education Elective
STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
or STAT 271G Statistics for Psychological Sciences
Core Degree Requirements
AHS 120Medical Terminology3
BIOL 225Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
or AHS 153 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 226Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication3
OEEM 120Emergency Medical Technician Basic6
OEEM 120 LEmergency Medical Technician Basic Lab2
OEEM 121Emergency Medical Technician Basic Field/Clinical1
OEEM 150Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate5
OEEM 150 LEmergency Medical Technician Intermediate Lab2
OEEM 151Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate Field/Clinical2
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 45
Total Credits60

A Suggested Plan of Study - EMS, Intermediate

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
BIOL 225
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
or Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology I
Principles and Applications of Chemistry
or General Chemistry I
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
College Algebra 1
or Trigonometry and Precalculus
AHS 120 Medical Terminology 3
BIOL 226 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication 3
SOC 101G Introductory Sociology 3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences
or Statistics for Psychological Sciences
Second Year
COMM 253G Public Speaking 3
OEEM 120 Emergency Medical Technician Basic 6
OEEM 120 L Emergency Medical Technician Basic Lab 2
OEEM 121 Emergency Medical Technician Basic Field/Clinical 1
Elective Course 2 3
OEEM 150 Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate 5
OEEM 150 L Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate Lab 2
OEEM 151 Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate Field/Clinical 2
PSY 201G Introduction to Psychology 3
Elective Course 2 2
 Total Credits60