2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSN AAS Paramedic Medicine Map


AREA OF STUDY (AOS): Public Safety
JOB/EMPLOYMENT INFO: www.csn.edu/psarea

WHO SHOULD USE THIS ACADEMIC MAP
This academic map should be used by CSN students who are completing the Paramedic Medicine, AAS.
 
HOW THIS ACADEMIC MAP IS SET UP
The academic map is designed to provide students with the optimal route to earning an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. Students who cannot take the map’s recommended number of credits each semester will take longer to complete the degree, graduate and transfer.
 
CSN AAS PARAMEDIC MEDICINE: DESCRIPTION
The objective of this degree is to train students with the necessary cognitive, psychomotor, and affective behaviors to provide advanced life support in the pre-hospital setting and to provide the necessary coursework to be licensed in the State of Nevada and nationally certified. This limited entry program offers a comprehensive and in-depth study of advanced life support skills which include pharmacology, advanced airway management procedures and skills, ECG interpretation and electrical therapy. Associate degree recipients may see improved opportunity for managerial, clinical or educational advancement after sufficient field experience is obtained.

 

Semester #1 (12-14 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Mathematics (General Education) - Credits 3:
  • MATH 116  or above

  • English (General Education) - Credits 3-5:
  • ENG 100  or ENG 101  or ENG 107  or ENG 110  or ENG 113       

  • Natural Science (General Education) - Credits 5:
  • HHP 123  and HHP 124  

  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 1:   
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Semester #2 (13 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Communication (General Education) - Credits 3:
  • See a counselor or advisor for course selection

  • Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (General Education) - Credits 3:
  • See a counselor or advisor for course selection

  • U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (General Education) - Credits 4:  
  • Or

  • Human Relations (General Education) - Credits 3:
  • ​See a counselor or advisor for course selection

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Semester #3 (15 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #4 (6 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #5 (16 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #6 (3 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • APPLY FOR GRADUATION by the deadline. Click www.csn.edu/graduation for more information on applying for graduation.

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