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Emergency Services Administration - Emergency Care Emphasis, B.S.

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Requirements

A degree in emergency services prepares practicing and future emergency service professionals through a program that balances technical skills, critical and ethical thinking, leadership, and effective communication. The department's programs address multiple emergency service educational needs, from professional certifications to degrees.

Total Program Credits: 126

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Social/Behavioral Science ( ES 1150 Community Emergency  Preparedness recommended) 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
  ESFF 2100 Introduction to Emergency Services Leadership 3
  ESMG 310G Introduction to Homeland Security 3
  ESMG 3150 Principles of Management for the Emergency Services 3
  ESMG 3600 Psychology of Emergency Services 3
  ESMG 4600 Public Administration for the Emergency Services 3
  ESMG 4650 Emergency Services Capstone WE 3
Elective Requirements: 42 Credits
  Complete any Emergency Services or related advisor approved courses 18
  Any courses 1000 or higher 24
Emphasis Requirements: 31 Credits
Choose one of the following two options for 31 credits: 31
Must be accepted into Paramedic Program to take the following courses:  
  ESEC 3210 Paramedic I-Operations  
  ESEC 3220 Paramedic II-Cardiac and Respiratory Patient Care  
  ESEC 3225 Paramedic II Lab-Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies  
  ESEC 3230 Paramedic III-Trauma Patient Care  
  ESEC 3235 Paramedic III Lab-Trauma Emergencies  
  ESEC 3240 Paramedic IV-Medical and Geriatric Patient Care   
  ESEC 3245 Paramedic IV Lab-Medical Emergencies  
  ESEC 3250 Paramedic V-Obstetric and Pediatric Patient Care  
  ESEC 3255 Paramedic V Lab-Obstetric and Pediatric Emergencies  
  ESEC 4210   Paramedic VI-Research  
  ESEC 4220  Paramedic VII-Clinical Internship Hospital and Field Phase I and II  
  ESEC 4230  Paramedic VIII-Practical Preparation and Testing  
  ESEC 4240  Paramedic Capstone   
Paramedic transfer credit and certification must be accepted for this option:  
  ESMG 481R Emergency Services Internship (1) 1  
  ESMG 491R Topics in Cardiology and Medical Trends (1.0) 2  
  ESMG 492R Topics in Trauma and Pharmacology (1) 3  
  ESMG 493R Topics in Medical Litigation (1) 4  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 126 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, with completion of each Emergency Services class with a "C-" or higher.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
Footnotes:
1-Repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits.
2-Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
3-Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
4-Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
American Institution Any approved American Institution course 3
ES Elective ESFF 1000-ntroduction to Emergency Services and Ability Testing Recommended 4
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
MAT 1030 or MAT 1035 or STAT 1040 or STAT 1045 or MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 1090 Quantitative Reasoning or Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra or Introduction to Statistics or Introduction to Statistics with Algebra or College Algebra or College Algebra with Preliminaries or College Algebra for Business 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3
Physical Science Any approved Physical Science course 3
Social Behavioral  Any approved Behavioral Science course (ES 1150 recommeded) 3
BIOL 1010 General Biology (recommended for Biology Distribution) 3
ES Elective Any Emergency Services or related advisor approved courses 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ES Elective ESEC 1140- Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (STRONGLY RECOMMENDED) 9
PHIL 205G Ethics and Values 3
ESFF 2100 Introduction to Emergency Services Leadership 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Fine Arts Any approved Fine Arts course 3
ZOOL 1090   Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (recommended for 3rd Science Distribution) 3
ES Elective Any Emergency Services or related advisor approved courses 2
GE Elective Any courses 1000 or higher 4
Humanities Any approved Humanities course 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
ESMG 310G Introduction to Homeland Security 3
ESMG 3150 Principles of Management for the Emergency Services 3
ESMG 3600 Psychology of Emergency Services 3
GE elective Any courses 1000 or higher  3
GE elective Any courses 1000 or higher  3
GE elective Any courses 1000 or higher  3
  Semester total: 18
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
ESMG 4650 Emergency Services Capstone WE 3
ESMG 4600 Public Administration for the Emergency Services 3
GE Elective Any courses 1000 or higher  3
GE Elective Any courses 1000 or higher  3
GE Elective Any courses 1000 or higher  3
GE Elective Any courses 1000 or higher  2
  Semester total: 19
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
ESEC 3210 Paramedic I-Operations 3
ESEC 3220 Paramedic II-Cardiac and Respiratory Patient Care 3
ESEC 3225 Paramedic II Lab-Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies 1
ESEC 3230 Paramedic III-Trauma Patient Care 3
ESEC 3235 Paramedic III Lab-Trauma Emergencies 1
ESEC 3240 Paramedic IV-Medical and Geriatric Patient Care 3
ESEC 3245 Paramedic IV Lab-Medical Emergencies 1
ESEC 3250 Paramedic V-Obstetric and Pediatric Patient Care 3
ESEC 3255 Paramedic V Lab-Obstetric and Pediatric Emergencies 1
  Semester total: 17
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
ESEC 4210 Paramedic VI-Research 2
ESEC 4220 Paramedic VII-Clinical Internship Hospital and Field Phase I and II 4
ESEC 4230 Paramedic VIII-Practical Preparation and Testing 3
ESEC 4240 Paramedic Capstone 3
  Semester total: 12
  Degree total: 126

Department

Emergency Services

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Emergency Services department

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