Paramedic Sciences Program

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Paramedic Science Curriculum

This program provides the required professional courses needed for both the New Jersey State and National Registry Certifications as a Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic. Instruction takes place in the classroom, hospital and in the field with preceptors on the Mobile Intensive Care Units (MICU).

Rowan College at Burlington County follows the national standard curriculum promulgated by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Students at RCBC can enroll for either a certificate track or an associate degree track.

The Virtua School of Paramedic Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Associate Degree Certificate Program

Associate Degree

This program has a pre-admission requirement of BIO 110/111 and an EMT license.
*See program applicantion for other requirements.

YEAR ONE

Semester 1 Course Title Credits
PAR 111 Principles of Paramedic Science I 4
PAR 112 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab I 1
PAR 113 Paramedic Clinical Practice I 1
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
BIO 114/115 Anatomy and Physiology II 4

 

Total

13

Semester 2 Course Title Credits
PAR 121 Principles of Paramedic Science II 8
PAR 122 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab 2 1
PAR 123 Paramedic Clinical Practice III 1
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3

 

Total

16

Semester 3 Course Title Credits
PAR 231 Principles of Paramedic Science III 4
PAR 232 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab III 1
PAR 233 Paramedic Clinical Practice III 2
PSY 256 Developmental Psychology 3
MTH 107 Statistics 3

 

Total

13

YEAR TWO

Semester 4 Course Title Credits
PAR 242

Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab IV

2
PAR 243

Paramedic Clinical Practice IV

3

 

Total

5

Semester 5 Course Title Credits
PAR 252 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab V 1
PAR 253

Paramedic Field Internship I

3

 

Total

4

Semester 6 Course Title Credits
PAR 262 Paramedic Skills & Scenario VI 1
PAR 263 Paramedic Field Intership II 3
 

Total

4

Semester 6 Course Title Credits
PAR 272 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab VII 1
PAR 273 Paramedic Field Residency 2
 

Total

3

 

Program Total

62

Please note:

1 credit lab = 3 hours in lab

1
credit clinical = 4 hours in clinical or field  

 

Certificate Program

This program has a pre-admission requirement of BIO 110/111.

YEAR ONE

Semester 1 Course Title Credits
PAR 111 Principles of Paramedic Science I 4
PAR 112 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab I 1
PAR 113 Paramedic Clinical Practice I 1
BIO 114/115 Anatomy and Physiology II 4

 

Total

10

Semester 2 Course Title Credits
PAR 121 Principles of Paramedic Science II 8
PAR 122 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab 2 1
PAR 123 Paramedic Clinical Practice III 1

 

Total

10

Semester 3 Course Title Credits
PAR 231 Principles of Paramedic Science III 4
PAR 232 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab III 1
PAR 233 Paramedic Clinical Practice III 2

 

Total

7

YEAR TWO

Semester 4 Course Title Credits
PAR 242

Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab IV

2
PAR 243

Paramedic Clinical Practice IV

3

 

Total

5

Semester 5 Course Title Credits
PAR 252 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab V 1
PAR 253

Paramedic Field Internship I

3

 

Total

4

Semester 6 Course Title Credits
PAR 262 Paramedic Skills & Scenario VI 1
PAR 263 Paramedic Field Intership II 3
 

Total

4

Semester 6 Course Title Credits
PAR 272 Paramedic Skills & Scenario Lab VII 1
PAR 273 Paramedic Field Residency 2
 

Total

3

 

Program Total

47