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Emergency Medical Services

The Bachelor of Arts in Emergency Medical Services is offered to Traditional students at the Rindge Campus.

The Bachelor of Arts offers a social science pathway to a degree with a healthcare focus. This program is a hybrid program in which four courses are offered in online format only. Students are advised to develop a long-range plan with their advisors which insures that online courses are scheduled for the online terms when each course is offered. 

Expected Learning Outcomes 
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Emergency Medical Services, students will be able to: 
• Evaluate their clients’ needs through application of social science principles and practices. 
• Interpret implications for their role as emergency medical responders within the changing service models of the U.S. health care system. 

• Apply ethical principles and conform to legal requirements applicable to their role as practitioners and members of an emergency medical services organization. 


Bachelor of Arts Major Requirements

In addition to all graduate requirements, the following courses must be completed successfully.

CJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 credits or
CJ203 Juvenile Justice 3 credits
CJ340 Gender, Race, and Crime 3 credits
EMSP304 Public Health Emergencies 3 credits 
EMSP320 Emergency Communications 3 credits
HCA201 Introduction to Healthcare Management 3 credits
HCA315 Epidemiology 3 credits
HCA360 Health Care Ethics, Policy, and law 3 credits
MTA260 Statistics 3 credits
PS101 Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
PS215 Health Psychology 3 credits
PS220 Group Dynamics 3 credits
PS323 Seminar on Addiction 3 credits
SO101 Introduction to Sociology 3 credits
SO205 Race and Ethics in Society 3 credits

Recommended Curriculum Guide – B.A. in Emergency Medical Services

First Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

 

SO101

Introduction to Sociology

3

HCA201

Introduction to Healthcare Management

3                

 

PS101

Introduction to Psychology

3

______

GLE Elective

3

 

GLE110

First-Year Composition

3

MT260

Statistics

3

 

______

GLE Elective

3

CJ101 or

CJ203

Introduction to Criminology

or Juvenile Justice

3

 

GLE101

First-Year Inquiry Seminar

3

 

______

 

General Education Elective

3

 

 

Total

15

 

Total

15

 

Second Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

 

______

GLE Elective

3

HCA315

Epidemiology

3

 

______

GLE Elective

3

GLE230

Second-Year Composition

3

 

______

GLE Elective Lab Science

4

______

GLE Elective

3

 

PS215

Health Psychology

3

______

GLE Elective Lab Science

4

 

SO205

Race and Ethnic Relations

3

PS220

Group Dynamics

3

 

 

Total

16

 

Total

16

 


Third Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

 

PS323

Seminar on Addiction

3

CJ340

Gender, Race and Crime

3

 

EMSP320

Emergency Communications

3

HCA360

Healthcare Ethics, Policy and Law

3

 

______

GLE Elective

3

______

Elective

3

 

______

Elective

3

______

Elective

3

 

______

Elective

3

______

Elective

3

 

 

Total

15

 

Total

15

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

 

______

400 Level course

          3

EMSP403

Integrated Seminar

3

 

______

Elective

4

______

Elective

3

 

______

Elective

3

______

Elective

3

 

______

Elective

3

______

Elective

3

 

 

Total

13

 

Total

12

 

       

Total Credits

122

 

 

Program Courses

CJ101 Crime/Justice in America
CJ203 Juvenile Justice
CJ340 Gender, Race & Crime
EMSP304 Public Health Emergencies
EMSP320 Emergency Communications
HCA201 Intro Healthcare Mgmt
HCA315 Fundamentals/Epidemiology
HCA360 Hlthcare Ethics,Plicy,Law
MT260 Statistics I
PS101 Intro to Psychology
PS215 Health Psychology
PS220 Group Dynamics
PS323 Seminar on Addiction
SO101 Intro to Sociology
SO205 Racial Inequality