Dec 07, 2022  
2017-2018 CATALOG 

Emergency Medical Care Concentration

Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.  

Nursing & Allied Health Division

Associate of Applied Science Degree

This concentration gives students a broad education in stress, legal issues, community relations, research, safety, fire protection, and paramedic training. Students who are currently licensed as paramedics will receive 32 hours of
advanced placement credit. Students may work toward their paramedic training while completing the general education and emergency medical services technical core.

Career Opportunities
Private and municipal ambulance services, industrial fire and medical response teams, fire departments which employ combination fire fighters/paramedics, and hospital emergency rooms

Summary of Required Hours

Fall (15)

Spring (13)

Total Hours: 60


 * Completion of ChSCC’s Paramedic Training Program or current state or national paramedic certification/licensure.

*These hours count toward the degree but carry no quality points, do not count in calculation of the grade point average, and may not be used toward satisfaction of the graduation residency requirements for the A.A.S. degree. If the alternate credit is earned at Chattanooga State Community College and/or is part of student's academic transcript, the equivalent number of hours will be waived.

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For information on Chattanooga State’s Paramedic Training Program, go to