Many students need preliminary math, science, and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.

General Education Prerequisite Requirements

Fall Semester
ECP 131EMT with Clinical +7
M 121College Algebra (OR Any math course in the MUS Core ) **,+3
WRIT 101College Writing I **,+3
Fall Subtotal13
Spring Semester
Select one of the following:
BIOH 104Basic Human Biology & Lab *,**,+4
BIOH 108Basic Anatomy **,+4
or both
BIOH 201Human Anat Phys I/Lab (= 301) *,**,+4
BIOH 211Human Anat Phys II & Lab(=311) *,+4
NOTE: UM Western students may substitute BIOB 160, BIOH 365 & BIOH 379 for GFC MSU BIOH 201 & BIOH 211. All 3 classes are required and must have a grade of C or higher (not C-) within the last 5 years of application.
Electives ***7
Select one of the following:
COMX 115Intro to Interpersonal Communc +3
PSYX 100Introduction to Psychology +3
SOCI 101Introduction to Sociology +3
Spring Subtotal14-18

 TOTAL PREREQUISITE CREDITS: 27-31

Degree Requirements After Formal Acceptance into the Paramedic Program

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ECP 203 Fundamentals of Advanced Care *,+ 3
ECP 209 Paramedic I *,+ 3
ECP 210 Paramedic II *,+ 3
ECP 211 Paramedic I/II Lab *,+ 2
ECP 212 Advanced Cardiac Life Support *,+ 1
ECP 215 Clinical I *,+ 3
HTH 140 Pharmacology for HC Providers *,+ 2
 Credits17
Spring
ECP 237 Paramedic III *,+ 3
ECP 238 Paramedic IV *,+ 3
ECP 239 Paramedic III/IV Lab *,+ 2
ECP 241 Pediatric Advanced Life Supprt *,+ 1
ECP 245 Clinical II *,+ 4
 Credits13
Summer
ECP 240 Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Suppt *,+ 1
ECP 298 Field Internship *,+ 6
 Credits7
 Total Credits37

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 64-68

Suggested Electives:
AHMS 142Intro to Medical Terminology1
AHMS 144Medical Terminology3
Any CHMY course
Any BIOH course (not used already)
Any BIOB course
CAPP 131Basic MS Office3
ECP 100First Aid & CPR1
SIGN 101Intro to American Sign Lang3
OR other courses with program director approval