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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Health Sciences - Programs of Study

Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
Certificate (Career) 
Application Code 133
For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.
This certificate is a track within the Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic degree. Current EMT-B certification* and all required prerequisite courses must be verified for enrollment in EMSP-160, along with proof of experience as an EMT-B as outlined by Code of Maryland (COMAR) regulations.
BIOL-101 General Biology I
BIOL-107Fundamentals of Microbiology4
BIOL-203Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL-204Anatomy and Physiology II4
EMSP-160Prevention and Management of Emergency
EMSP-200Airway, Patient Assessment, and Trauma
EMSP-205Medical Emergencies I5
EMSP-210Medical Emergencies II9
EMSP-215Medical Emergencies III6
EMSP-230Paramedic Internship and Evaluation5
MATH-105Drug Calculations1
A grade of “C” or better is required in paramedic, mathematics, and science courses.

*For information on obtaining EMT-B certification, contact the office of Admissions and Advising or the Program Director for Emergency Medical Services.

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 Gainful Employment Disclosures 

Written Arrangements

ProgramAgencyAddressPortion of Program at Another InstitutionMethod of Delivery at Other InstitutionOne-Way MileageCost @0.555 per mile
EMSLifestar Response3710 Commerce Drive, Suite 1006 Baltimore, MD 2122720%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting18.83$10.45
EMSBaltimore City Fire Department401 East Fayette Street
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting22.28$12.37
EMSCentennial Medical Group

Chartwell Professional Center 
8186 Lark Brown Rd. Suites 201 & 202 Elkridge, MD 21075

20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting6.83$3.79
EMSHoward County Fire & Rescue6751 Columbia Gateway Dr.
Suite 400
Columbia, MD 21046
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting6.75$3.75
EMSHoward County General Hospital5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21201-1596
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting1.36$0.75
EMSJohns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting25.51$14.16
EMSMercy Medical Center301 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting22.4$12.43
EMSNorthwest Hospital Center5401 Old Court Road
Randallstown, MD 21133
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting18.03$10.01
EMSOakcrest Village

8800 Walther Blvd.
Parkville, MD 21234


20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting 33.63$18.67
EMSQueen Anne's County
Department of Emergency Services
100 Communications Drive
Centreville, MD 21617
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting61.12$33.92
EMSPulse Medical Transport12 Music Fair Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting23.47$13.03
EMSR. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/UMMS22 S. Greene Street,
Baltimore, MD 21201-1595
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.27$11.80
EMSRiderwood Village3160 Gracefield Road
Silver Spring, MD 20904
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting14.01$7.78
EMSSinai Hospital of Baltimore2401 West Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, MD21201-1598
20%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting20.73$11.51

hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST