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Emergency Services, A.S.

Requirements

Our degree provides our students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to assist them in obtaining a job in Emergency Services, or if already employed, to give them the knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance in their careers.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
Complete the following:  
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3.0) (recommended for Humanities or Arts majors)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6.0)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3.0) (recommended for Social Science majors)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5.0)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0) (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (recommended for Business majors) (3.0)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government  3.0)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)  
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 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 25 Credits
  ESFF 1000 Introduction to Emergency Services and Ability Testing 4
or ESFF 100A Introduction to Emergency Services (3.0)  
and ESFF 100B Firefighter Physical Ability Testing (1.0)  
or Sufficient Emergency Services work experience  
  ESFF 2100 Introduction to Emergency Services Leadership 3
  Any Emergency Services advisor approved courses 18

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  3. Residency hours--minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.

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   Introduction to Writing 3
American Institution Any approved American Institution course 3
ESFF 1000 Introduction to Emergency Services and Ability Testing 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 3
BIOL 1010 General Biology (recommended for Biology Distribution) 3
Elective Any Emergency Services or related advisor approved courses 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ESEC 1140  Emergency Medical Technician-Basic 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
Elective Any Emergency Services or related advisor approved courses 6
Humanities Any approved Humanities  course 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 60

Department

Emergency Services

The Emergency Services department is in the College of Health and Public Services. To find the most up-to-date information from the Emergency Services department, visit their website.

Emergency Services department