Emergency Medical Care — Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Core Courses  46 hours

  • EMC 104: Healthcare Basic Life Support
  • EMC 110: Introduction to Emergency Medical Care*
  • EMC 300: Emergency Operations and Behavioral Crisis*
  • EMC 303: Introduction to Cardiology*
  • EMC 305: Prehospital Management of OB/GYN/Pediatrics*
  • EMC 310: Advanced Cardiology
  • EMC 320: Advanced Life Support: Trauma
  • EMC 380: Advanced Prehospital Theory: Medical** 
  • EMC 382: Prehospital Theory: Trauma**
  • EMC 400: Emergency Care Systems Management
  • EMC 480: Topics in Emergency Medicine

NOTES:

*Credit by departmental exam is available. Contact your program advisor or program coordinator for information about fees and testing procedures.

**After successful completion of EMC 380 and EMC 382 students will be awarded credit for the following 18 hours of core courses due to our NREMT-P certification requirement:

  • EMC 335: Advanced Life Support: Medical Emergencies I
  • EMC 340: Advanced Life Support: Medical Emergencies II
  • EMC 342: Advanced Clinical I
  • EMC 352: Advanced Clinical II
  • EMC 360: Advanced Field Internship
  • EMC 362: Advanced Field Internship II

Emergency Services Administration Concentration 29 hours                                

  • EMC 420: Emergency Services Design and Budget
  • EMC 430 or 430W: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Emergency Services
  • EMC 440: EMS Instruction
  • EMC 489: Introduction to Research Methods

And the following:

  • BIO 301: Human Physiology
  • CHE 101: Introductory Chemistry I
  • CHE 102: Introductory Chemistry II
  • EMC 130: Human Systems for Assessment
  • ENG 300: Introduction to Technical and Professional Writing
  • PSY 200: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 308: Abnormal Psychology

Free Electives 3 hours

EKU General Education Requirements 42 hours
(See catalog for details.)

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 120 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.