Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic
Major Code: 400A

Associate in Applied Science

The Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic degree represents collaboration between Waubonsee Community College and the Southern Fox Valley Emergency Medical Services System (SFVEMSS) Paramedic Training Program based at Delnor-Community Hospital. This degree program prepares individuals for employment as paramedics in fire departments and fire protection districts. Those entering the degree program must have a current license as an EMT-B (Emergency Medical Technician-Basic) and acceptance into the EMT-Paramedic Program at Delnor-Community Hospital.

General Education Requirements15

Major Program Requirements45.5

  • EMT120 Emergency Medical Technician-Basic +9
  • EMT125 Paramedic I +6.5
  • EMT126 Paramedic II +6.5
  • EMT127 Paramedic III +4.5
  • EMT128 Paramedic IV +4.5
  • EMT129 Paramedic V +4.5
  • EMT130 In-Hospital Clinical Experience for the Paramedic I +1
  • EMT131 In-Hospital Clinical Experience for the Paramedic I +1
  • EMT230 In-Hospital Clinical Experience for the Paramedic II +3
  • EMT231 In-Hospital Clinical Experience for the Paramedic II +2
  • EMT299 Paramedic Internship +3

Electives7

Select electives from the courses listed.

  • CIS110 Business Information Systems3
  • COM125 Communication Strategies for Health Care Careers2
  • CRJ103 Criminal Justice Report Writing3
  • EPM120 Emergency Management3
  • EPM200 Disaster Response Operations and Management3
  • MGT210 Supervisory Management3
  • MGT215 Human Resources Management I3
  • SPN110 Survival Spanish I3

Total Semester Hours for Degree67.5


+ Program admission required for enrollment

Major course shown in color requires minimum grade of C.