The Associate Applied Science in Paramedic provides paramedic students an opportunity to further their education with coursework leading to the AAS. Students majoring in A.A.S. Paramedic may complete the required coursework prior to or after completion of the Paramedic Technical Certificate curriculum. The following courses are required in addition to the Paramedic Technical Certificate coursework.


Pass Rates
Written Practical First Attempt All Attempts Retention Positive Placement
2014 100% 100% 67% 100% 50% 100%
2015 88% 88% 38% 88% 80% 100%
2016 80% 100% 60% 80% 71% 100%
Avg 89% 96% 55% 89% 67% 100%


UACCH EMS Program Application

EMS Paramedic & EMT Basic AAS TC CP Degree Checklist
EMS Paramedic & EMT Basic AAS TC CP Degree Checklist
1.2 MiB
14 🡇
Course Requirements   ACTS Index Number* Credit Hours 
ENGL  1013  Composition I  ENGL 1013
ENGL  1023  Composition II  ENGL 1023
ENGL 2253 Technical Writing ENGL 2023
SPCH  1003  Principles of Speech  SPCH 1003
PSYC  2303  General Psychology  PSYC 1103
CISS  1013  Introduction to Computers  CPSI 1003
MATH  1083  AAS Math Health Professions
MATH  1053  College Algebra  MATH 1103 
MATH 1153 Quantitative Literacy MATH 1113
EMSP 1001 Paramedic Remediation (if required)
Total 18
Paramedic Course Work 42


Courses must be completed in the following discipline: *Paramedic



The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.”  Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer ( Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.