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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
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Paramedic Studies (AAS)


  • Program Prerequisite: Acceptance to the program via application process. See the Admission Requirements listed below.
  • Grade Requirements: “C” or better in all prerequisite courses, with a minimum GPA of 2.7. All courses with the PAR prefix must be passed with a “B-” or better in order for a student to progress through the paramedic program sequence and be awarded an institutional certificate and/or the AAS degree.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 60-63 credit hours is required for graduation; 36 of these are required within the program. Three upper division credit hours (HLTH 3400 ) are required within the program.

Advisement

Paramedic Studies students must meet with the Dumke College of Health Professions academic advisor prior to application. Call 801-626-6136 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Admission Requirements

Students are eligible to apply for admission to the Paramedic Studies program upon completion of the following:

  1. Making application to Weber State University
  2. Obtaining admissions counseling by a Dumke College of Health Professions advisor
  3. Satisfactory completion of the prerequisite requirements
  4. Completion of the Paramedic program application form by designated date:
    1. Successful completion of the program EMT-B written assessment exam with a minimum score of 75% on no more than two attempts
    2. Payment of the $25 application fee
    3. Entrance testing and application must be completed by May 15th for confirmed fall acceptance.
      Applications received between May 15 and August 15 will be approved on a “space available basis.”
  5. Current Utah or appropriate state EMT certification

General Education

Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements  for Associate of Applied Science Degree requirements. The following courses required for this program will also fulfill general education requirements: Biomedical core courses (see below), COMM 2110 , PSY 1010  and SOC 1020 . MATH 1010  and ENGL 2010  are required.

Major Course Requirements for AAS Degree


Paramedic Courses Required


All courses with the PAR prefix must be passed with a “B-” or better in order for a student to progress through the paramedic program sequence and be awarded an institutional certificate and/or AAS degree.

Students participating in the distance education “Skills Camps” will also complete the following electives:


Biomedical core courses required (or acceptable equivalent)


Acceptable Equivalent to completing the anatomy and physiology requirement