Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

Before entering this program, you should already be certified as a New York State Emergency Medical Technician at the basic level. This degree program builds on the courses offered in FLCC's EMT certificate program and offers broadened knowledge of the field in paramedicine.

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • EMCR 200 Emergency Medical Technician with Defibrillation
  • EMCR 265 Paramedic I
  • EMCR 270 Paramedic II
  • HCS 153 Fundamentals of Healthcare
  • HCS 270 Ethical Considerations in Healthcare

General Education

  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • 3 credits of SUNY General Education approved course in Oral Communication
  • 3 credits of SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics (and Quantitative Reasoning)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
  • BIO 115 Human Biology
  • 1 credit of Health/Physical Education (HPE) elective

SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit www.flcc.edu/academics/transfer-guidelines.