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Professional Health Sciences (BS)

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General Education Requirements (59 Hours)

Area I - Written Composition (2 Courses, 6 Hours)

  1. 3 hours:  EH 101

  2. 3 hours:  EH 102

Area II - Humanities & Fine Arts (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1. 3 hours:  CA 110

  2. 3 hours from:  EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, EH 236

  3. 3 hours from:  ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARS 101, DRA 110, MUL 101

  4. 3 hours from:  AFR 101, ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARH 203, ARS 101, CLA 110, DRA 110, EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, EH 236, LG 101, LG 102, LG 111, LG 112, LG 121, LG 122, LG 131, LG 132, LG 141, LG 142, LG 151, LG 152, LG 153, LG 171, LG 172, LG 173, LG 201, LG 202, LG 211, LG 212, LG 213, LG 221, LG 222, LG 231, LG 232, LG 234, LG 241, LG 242, LG 251, LG 252, LG 271, LG 272, LG 273, LGS 101, LGS 102, LGS 106, LGS 107, LGS 110, LGS 111, LGS 131, LGS 141, LGS 142, LGS 161, LGS 162, LGS 171, LGS 172, LGS 181, LGS 182, LGS 201, LGS 202, LGS 206, LGS 207, LGS 210, LGS 211, LGS 241, LGS 242, LGS 261, LGS 262, LGS 281, LGS 282, MUL 101, PHL 110, PHL 120, PHL 121, PHL 131, PHL 231, PHL 240, REL 100, REL 200, REL 201

Area III – Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3 Courses & Labs, 11 Hours)

  1. 3-4 hours from:  MA 112, MA 113, MA 115, MA 120, MA 125, MA 126, MA 227, MA 237, MA 238

  2. 4 hours from:  BLY 101 & BLY 101L or BLY 121 & BLY 121L

  3. 4 hours from:  BLY 102 & BLY 102L or BLY 122 & BLY 122L, CH 101 & CH 101L, CH 103 & CH 103L, CH 131 & CH 131L, CH 132 & CH 132L, GEO 101 & GEO 101L, GEO 102 & GEO 102L, GY 111 & GY 111L, GY 112 & GY 112L, PH 101 & PH 101L, PH 104 & PH 104L, PH 114 & PH 114L, PH 115 & PH 115L, PH 201 & PH 201L, PH 202 & PH 202L

Area IV – History, Social & Behavioral Sciences (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1. 3 hours from:  HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, HY 136

  2. 3 hours from:  SY 109 or SY 112

  3. 3 hours:  PSY 120

  4. 3 hours from:  AN 100, AN 101, CA 100, CA 211, CJ 105, ECO 215, ECO 216, GEO 114, GEO 115, GS 101, HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, HY 136, IS 100, IST 201, NAS 101, PSC 130, PSY 250

Area V (21-26 Hours)

  1. 4 credit hours from: BMD 110, BMD 251

  2. 4 credit hours from: BMD 111, BMD 252

  3. 3 credit hours from: BLY 213, BMD 210

  4. 1 credit hour: EMS 104

  5. 3 credit hours: EMS 110 or a Lab Science Elective (4)

  6. 3 credit hours: ST 210 or ST 305

  7. 3 credit hours:  EMS 210

  8. 0-3 credit hours: CIS 150 or pass computer proficiency exam

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Students must complete a 6 credit hour sequence either in literature (Area II – EH 215 & EH 216, EH 225 & EH 226, or EH 235 & EH 236) or history (Area IV – HY 101 & HY 102 or HY 135 & HY 136)

All undergraduates must complete at least two designated writing credit (W) courses, both of which are already required in the major.

Major Requirements (48-51 Hours)

Professional Health Sciences (16-17 Courses, 48-51 Hours)

  1. 18 hours:  EMS 310, EMS 320, EMS 340, EMS 401, EMS 440, EMS 460

  2. 15 hours:  CA 275, EH 372, FIN 300, IST 450, MGT 300 

  3. 15-18 hours:  General Electives or an Approved Minor 

Healthcare Management Concentration (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1. 12 hours:  MGT 306, MGT 341, MGT 351, MKT 320

Healthcare Informatics Concentration (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1. 12 hours:  HI 300, HI 410, HI 450, HI 455

Minor Requirements (0 Hours)

A minor is not required for this degree program


Notes:

* Recommended Course

 


Additional Information

 

  

Professional Health Sciences (BS):  Healthcare Management Concentration (122 Total Hours)

First Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
EH 101 English Composition I 3
MA 112 Precalculus Algebra 3
 

Biology-Choose ONE:

BLY 101/101L Life Sciences & Lab

BLY 121/121L General Biology & Lab 

  Fine Arts Elective 3
CIS 150 Intro to Computer Applications 3
     
      Total Hours  16

First Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
EH 102 English Composition II 3
CA 110 Public Speaking 3
SY 109 Introductory Sociology 3
  2nd Lab Science Elective 4
  History Elective 3
     
     
      Total Hours 16 

Second Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
 

Choose ONE:
BMD 110 Intro. to Anatomy I
BMD 251 Intro. to Anatomy I 

 4
 EMS 401 Seminar in Allied Health Professions 3
  2nd History OR Social Science Elective 3
 PSY 120 General Psychology 3
     
     
      Total Hours  13

Second Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
  Choose ONE:

BMD 111 Intro to Anatomy II
BMD 252 Intro to Anatomy II

 EMS 310 Introduction to EMS Systems 3
  2nd literature OR Humanities Electives 3
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Responder (or 4-cr Lab Sci) 3
EMS 210 Medical Terminology 3
     
     
     
      Total Hours 16 

Third Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
 

Choose ONE:
BLY 213 Microbiology
BMD Infectious Disease in Healthcare

EMS 460 Issues and Trends in EMS 3
MGT 300 Management Theory 3
EMS 440 Health Insurance/Managed Care 3
EMS 104 First Aid/CPR 1
EMS 320 Law and Legal Issues in EMS - (W)** 3
     
      Total Hours  16

Third Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
ST 210 Statistical Reasoning & Applications 3
CA 275 Decision Making - Small Groups 3
EMS 340 Disaster Management & Event Planning 3
MGT 306 Organizational Communication-Non-Business 3
  General Elective 3
     
     
      Total Hours  15

Fourth Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
EH 372 Technical Writing - (W)** 3
FIN 300 Personal Finance 3
MGT 351 Human Resource Management 3
MKT 320 Principles of Marketing 3
  General Elective 3
     
      Total Hours 15 

Fourth Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
IST 450 The Job Campaign 3
MGT 341 Organizational Behavior 3
  General Elective 3
  General Elective 3
     
     
      Total Hours 12 
Notes
*A two-course sequence is required in Literature or History: EH 215 & 216; 225 & 226; 235 & 236 OR HY 101 & 102; HY 135 & 136.
**A minimum of two Intensive Writing (W) courses are required.
 
Department of Emergency Medical Services Education
Administrative Staff
(251) 461-1832
Chair Charles Erwin
Program Directors Brooks, Ellzie, AGEMSS: D. Garmon
Medical Director Steve Bowden, M.D.
Professor Frazer
Instructors Brooks, Coaker, Ellzie, Erwin, Garmon, McDonald, McKenna
Academic Advisors Brooks, Stearns
Part-time Instructors Payne
Clinical Coordinator, Instructor McKenna
CME Coordinator Montalban

Department of Emergency Medical Services Education website
https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/alliedhealth/ems/index.html

The Department of EMS Education prepares students for careers in Emergency Medical Services. To meet the expanding role of prehospital providers, the Department of EMS Education offers three certificate programs, EMT, AEMT and Paramedic, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services.