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 63 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:


  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature
  • COM 110 Public Speaking OR COM 115 Interpersonal Communication

Social Science

  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
  • 3 credit hours of Social Science Electives

Mathematics and Science

  • MAT 110 Mathematics of Money
  • BIO 110 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology OR BIO 115 Human Biology

Emergency Medical Services

  • EMCR 125 EMS Management
  • EMCR 195 Paramedic I
  • EMCR 196 Paramedic II
  • EMCR 200 Emergency Medical Technician with Defibrillation

Health/Physical Education

  • 1 credit hour 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.