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
Composition I (Core Requirement)4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra (Core Requirement) 33-4
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus
Area III: Laboratory Science
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors) (Core Requirement)4
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Introduction to Sociology3
General Education Elective
MATH 1350GIntroduction to Statistics3
or MATH 2350G Statistical Methods
Core Degree Requirements
AHS 120Medical Terminology3
BIOL 2210Human Anatomy and Physiology I for the Health Sciences4
or AHS 153 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2225Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
COMM 1130GPublic Speaking3
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical 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
PSYC 1110GIntroduction 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 2210
Human Anatomy and Physiology I for the Health Sciences
or Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology I
CHEM 1120G
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)
or General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
MATH 1220G
College Algebra 1
or Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus
AHS 120 Medical Terminology 3
BIOL 2225 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
ENGL 2210G Professional & Technical Communication 3
SOCI 1110G Introduction to Sociology 3
MATH 1350G
Introduction to Statistics
or Statistical Methods
Second Year
COMM 1130G 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
PSYC 1110G Introduction to Psychology 3
Elective Course 2 2
 Total Credits60