The following classification of courses is furnished for clarification to assist students in choosing appropriate courses:
Courses numbered lower than 1000 are designated as learning support courses. These may not be used to satisfy degree or certificate requirements. Enrollment in these courses is limited to students who are placed in them according to the college’s placement procedure.
Courses numbered 1000 – 1999 are freshman level and those numbered 2000 – 2999 are sophomore level. However, students having necessary prerequisites may take any course.
Two types of courses are offered: institutional credit non-transfer courses not applicable to a degree or certificate and regular college credit courses.
Regular College Credit Courses
The following abbreviations indicate the term in which the course is offered:
F — Fall
S — Spring
Su — Summer
UD — Upon Demand
♦ — Courses which fulfill minimum degree requirements. For more information, see General Education Course Requirements for Associate of Arts, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science, under » Academic Information.
— Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Path.
To be eligible for the following courses, students must be admitted to the Nursing program. Courses must be taken in sequence.
These courses are designed solely for individuals who have credentials as a TN Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and are looking to further their EMS careers into Paramedic. Individuals seeking admission should contact the Division of Health and Wellness.
Students will have to complete an application process for the Paramedic program. This includes filling out an application for the Paramedic program, completing an AEMT knowledge based test and an interview. Students will be required to meet all health and safety guidelines of affiliating agencies, including a urine or blood drug screen. Students will be required to undergo a criminal background check prior to clinical internship. If, as a result of a required criminal background check, a student is prohibited from a clinical affiliate agency, the student may be dismissed from the program.
Upon successful completion of the Paramedic program, which is a three-semester program that starts in the fall semester and is completed the end of the summer semester, students will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam, which leads to National Registry certification as a Paramedic and licensure in Tennessee as a Paramedic.
All interested individuals will be assigned class space as available. Students must maintain a current card denoting successful completion of a Professional Healthcare CPR course while in the Paramedic classes. Students will be required to undergo physical exam/health verification. Students will be required to wear a uniform to class as well as the clinical experience. Students are required to purchase malpractice insurance through the college at the time of registration for the Paramedic class.