Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Emergency Medical Services, (EMT - Paramedic Program), AS S1210

Program: S1210
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
BIOL 1 General Biology 4.0
CHEM 10 (or) Chemistry-Allied Health Majors
CHEM 40 (or) Introduction General Chemistry
Total:   11.5
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
EMS 1 Paramedic Preparatory Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
EMS 10 Paramedic Core Content 11.0
EMS 40 Emergency Care for Paramedics 4.5
EMS 70 Paramedic Clinical Internship 3.0
Total:   18.5
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   4.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
EMS 50 Paramedic Skills Competency 5.0
EMS 80 Paramedic Field Externship 9.0
Total:   14.0
Certificate: Paramedic T0425 Submit petition to Admissions & Records
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3.0
PSYC 1A Introduction to Psychology 3.0
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
Total:   12.0
Emergency Medical Services, AS S1210 Submit petition:, Student Tab #45
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at

Students may complete the following before applying:

  • Current BLS/CPR for First Responders card
  • Current California EMT card
  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • Valid CA DMV Ambulance Driver’s License
  • EMT Experience letter from your Employer, verifying 1000 hours completed with a percentage breakdown of number of IFT/Transport hours as well as 911 response hours. This letter must be on official letterhead with a “wet” signature
  • Military applicants need to provide your DD-214 form.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Mt. SAC English and Math placement tests results with minimum eligibility for English 68, Math 51, and Read 90. The placement tests may be waived if you have a Bachelor’s Degree from a California UC or Cal State school. Your counselor can provide more information.
  • Proof of Mt. SAC College Orientation completion.

EMT is now offered through School of Continuing Education:


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