Associate in Applied Science in Emergency Response and Operations Emergency Response and Operations Track II Paramedicine

Firefighter
Become a Student

Program Information

Learn more about this pathway with one of the associated programs below:

General Help

Ask general questions at our support center.

Print icon

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Emergency Response and Operations program provides students with a curriculum specific to the student's individual needs in addition to the knowledge and skills needed in today's changing public safety workplace. The program develops education, skills, and techniques for planning, responding, and mitigating various emergency situations within the student's specific discipline with emphasis on effective response and operations. The curriculum combines coursework in public safety emergency services with a general education component. Additional Certificates of Completion (CCL) are available.

Details

Details icon Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:

Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Degree
Academic Plan
Emergency Response and Operations (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3112
Total Credits Required
65.5–83.5
Catalog Year
2018-2019

Program Prerequisites

 

 

 

Course Sequence by Term

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

  • 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 placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
7-15.5
First Year Composition Any approved general education courses from the First-Year Composition area FYC 3
EMT101 Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer (0) OR Permission of Program Director RC 0.5
EMT104 or
(FSC104 and
EMT104AB)
Emergency Medical Technology or (Emergency Medical Technology and Applied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology) OR Arizona State EMT Certification or equivalent OR Arizona State Paramedic Certification or equivalent OR Permission of Program Director RC 0.5–9
Oral Communications Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communications area COM230 recommended for Track II students Oral Comm 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
13-16
BIO160 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology NS 4
CRE101 or
CRE111
College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking or Critical Reading for Business and Industry OR equivalent as indicated by assessment. Critical Rdg 3
EMT235 Basic ECG Rhythm Analysis and Interpretation in the Emergency Setting RC 3
EMT236 Pharmacology in an Emergency Setting RC 3
EMT296WC Cooperative Education May be waived by Program Director based on prior experience RC 0–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
18.5
First Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First Year Composition area FYC 3
EMT272AA Advanced Emergency Medical Technology RC 12.5
Social & Behavioral Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area AJS258/FSC258/SWU258 recommended or Track II students SB 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15.5
EMT272AB Advanced Emergency Medical Technology RC 12.5
Mathematics Any approved General Education course in the Mathematics area Mathematics 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15.5-17.5
EMT240 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) REC 2
EMT242 or
EMT265
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers: Advanced RC 1
EMT245 or
EMT246
Trauma Management I or Trauma Management II RC 2–4
EMT272LL Advanced Emergency Medical Technology Practicum RC 7.5
Humanities & Fine Arts Any approved General Education course in the Humanities & Fine Arts area HU 3

Program Electives

Students must choose the appropriate number of credits to meet the (60 credits) program total for program completion.  Selected courses will not apply in both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas.

EMT104 requires students to complete additional hours in a competency-based clinical, vehicular, and/or scenario based experience. Depending on the college, this may be completed through EMT104AB or program director-approved rotation.

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AJS+++++ or
DPR+++++ or
EMT+++++ or
FSC+++++ or
LET+++++
Any AJS prefixed courses or Any DPR prefixed courses or Any EMT prefixed courses or Any FSC prefixed courses or Any LET prefixed courses RE 0–20

Ready to get started?

Follow one of the options below to get started on your personal career pathway.

Become a Student

Click here for MCC’s easy-to-use Enrollment Steps.

Program Information

  • Learn more about the program and find contact information through one of the programs below:
  • Paramedic
  • Firefighter

General Help

Ask general questions over the phone at 480-461-7400 or via online chat.

Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HU = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Emergency Response and Operations (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=125790).