Associates Degree in Paramedicine - Licensed Paramedics Curriculum

Core Courses 40 hours

  • EMC 104: Healthcare Basic Life Support
  • EMC 110: Introduction to Emergency Medical Care*
  • EMC 300: Emergency Operations and Behavioral Crisis*
  • EMC 303: Introduction to Cardiology*
  • EMC 305: Prehospital Management of OB/GYN/Pediatrics*
  • EMC 310: Advanced Cardiology
  • EMC 315: Pediatric Advance Life Support
  • EMC 320: Advanced Life Support: Trauma
  • EMC 342L: Advanced Clinical I Lab
  • EMC 352L: Advanced Clinical II Lab
  • EMC 380: Advanced Prehospital Theory: Medical** 
  • EMC 382: Prehospital Theory: Trauma**


*Credit by departmental exam is available. Contact your program advisor or program coordinator for information about fees and testing procedures.

**After successful completion of EMC 380 and EMC 382 students will be awarded credit for the following 18 hours of core courses due to our NREMT-P certification requirement:

  • EMC 335: Advanced Life Support: Medical Emergencies I
  • EMC 340: Advanced Life Support: Medical Emergencies II
  • EMC 342: Advanced Clinical I
  • EMC 352: Advanced Clinical II
  • EMC 360: Advanced Field Internship
  • EMC 362: Advanced Field Internship II

Supporting Course Requirements 6 hours                                  

Select two of the following:

  • BIO 301: Human Physiology
  • EMC 130: Human Systems for Assessment
  • ENG 101 AND ENG 102: Reading, Writing and Rhetoric

EKU General Education Requirements 18 hours
(See catalog for details.)

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 64 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.