Certificate of Completion in Emergency Medical Technology Comprehensive

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
EMT101 or
(Certification and
Evaluation)
Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers or (Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer and Credit By Evaluation) Critical course Gateway course EMT101 OR Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer AND Credit By Evaluation 0.5
EMT104 Emergency Medical Technology Critical course 10
EMT104AB Applied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology Critical course 0.5
EMT104LL Emergency Medical Technology Practicum Critical course 2
AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258 or
BIO156 or
HCC145 or
PME190 or
PME191
Victimology and Crisis Management or Introductory Biology for Allied Health or Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals or Introduction to ECG Rhythm Analysis and Interpretation for EMS Professionals or Introduction to Pharmacology for EMS Professionals C, SB or SQ 3–4

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
EMT101 or
(Certification and
Evaluation)
Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers or (Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer and Credit By Evaluation) Critical course Gateway course EMT101 OR Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer AND Credit By Evaluation 0.5
EMT104 Emergency Medical Technology Critical course 10
EMT104AB Applied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology Critical course 0.5
EMT104LL Emergency Medical Technology Practicum Critical course 2

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258 or
BIO156 or
HCC145 or
PME190 or
PME191
Victimology and Crisis Management or Introductory Biology for Allied Health or Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals or Introduction to ECG Rhythm Analysis and Interpretation for EMS Professionals or Introduction to Pharmacology for EMS Professionals C, SB or SQ 3–4

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.