Interview and Selection Process:
The EMT-Paramedic Program is limited to 24 students; alternates will be selected.
The selection process is very competitive; therefore, all materials submitted must be complete and accurate.
Oral interviews will be offered only to selected qualified applicants. The interview and offer process is anticipated to be completed by mid-June.
Prior to beginning the EMT 200-level course of study, the following college-level CORE requirements OR their equivalents must be completed with a ‘C’ grade or higher. Exceptions may be granted at the discretion of the EMS Department. Contact EMS Advising at 503-978-5530 for questions regarding course equivalencies.
|Course #||Course Description||Credits|
|*WR 121 ( or higher )||English Composition||4|
|MTH 65 ( or higher )||Elementary Algebra II||4|
|CAS 133 ( recommended ) | CIS 120||Basic Computer Skills / MS Office | Computer Concepts I||4 | 4|
|HPE 295||Health & Fitness for Life||3|
|SP 111||Fundamentals of Speech||4|
|**Bi 231||Human Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|**Bi 232||Human Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|**Bi 233||Human Anatomy & Physiology III||4|
|EMT 100||Introduction to EMS||3|
|EMT Basic Course:|
|EMT 105||EMT - Basic Part I||4|
|EMT 106||EMT - Basic Part II||5|
|EMT 280 - B||Co-Op Ed: EMT Seminar||1|
|EMT 115||Crisis Intervention||3|
|EMT 116||EMT Rescue||3|
|EMT 117||Emerg. Response Comm. / Transport||3|
|EMT 118||EMT Medical Terminology||3|
16 credits of General Education Elective Courses:
See approved PCC General Education Elective course listings for AAS degree in:
- Arts & Humanities
- Social Science
- Mathematics, Natural & Physical Sciences, and Computer Studies
The General Education Elective course requirements are fulfilled if you already have a 2-year degree or higher from an accredited United States institution of higher learning. However, you are still required to have one of the following Social Science courses on a college transcript:
- PSY 201 A General Psychology (recommended)
- PSY 101 Psychology & Human Relations
- SOC 232 Death & Dying: Cult & Issues
*WR 121 course requirement is waived for students with a 2-year degree or higher from an accredited United States institution of higher learning.
**200-level Human Anatomy & Physiology must have been completed within 7 years of the program starting date (highly recommended within the last 5 years)
Successful completion of the PCC Paramedic Program year and the above-referenced coursework will lead to an AAS degree in Emergency Medical Technology.