Paramedicine: Course Sequence

Suggested Program Sequence


1. Students may also take courses in the summer, when offered. BIOB10Y may be taken in place of BIOB10H & BIOB11H.

2. UTSC students registered prior to May 2010 may follow either the old or the new program requirements.  For details please see the UTSC Calendar.

NOTE: Centennial College courses for this program are taught at the Morningside Campus,
            located at 755 Morningside Ave., within walking distance of UTSC. 

Program Requirements

This program requires the completion of 16.5 credits. Including electives, students should take 2.5 credits in each semester of their four year degree. Note that three of the PMD courses are 1 credit (Y courses) rather than 0.5 credit (H courses).

First Year

Fall Session
          BIOA01H Introductory Biology, Part 1 
          CHMA10H Introductory Chemistry I: Structure and Bonding 
          PSYA01H Introductory Psychology: Part I 
          PSYB07H Data Analysis in Psychology (fall) & 0.5 credits of elective courses
          1.0 credit of elective courses
Winter Session 
          BIOA02H Introductory Biology, Part 2 
          CHMA11H Introductory Chemistry II; Reactions and Mechanisms 
          PSYA02H Introductory Psychology: Part II 
          STAB22H Statistics I & 0.5 credits of elective courses
          1.0 credits of elective courses

Second Year

Fall Semester
          BIOB10H Cell Biology 
          PMDB33H* Anatomy 
          PMDB22H* Pre-Hospital Care 1: Theory and Lab sites
          PMDB25H* Therapeutic Approaches to Behaviour in Crisis 
          PMDB41H* Professional Issues, Research and Leadership 
Winter Session
          BIOB11H Molecular Aspects of Genetic Processes 
          PMDB30H* Alterations of Human Body Function I 
          PMDB32Y* Pre-Hospital Care 2: Theory, Lab and Clinical 
          PMDB36H* Pharmacology for Allied Health Pre-requisite

Third Year

Fall Semester
          BIOB34H Animal Physiology or (BIOB30H) Mammalian Physiology I
          PMDC40H* Alterations in Human Body Function II 
          PMDC42Y* Pre-Hospital Care 3: Theory, Lab and Field 
          PMDC43H* Medical Directed Therapeutics and Paramedic Responsibilities 
Winter Session 
          BIOC17H Microbiology: The Bacterial Cell
          BIOC34H Human Physiology II: Lecture 
          PMDC54Y* Pre-Hospital Care 4: Theory, Lab and Field 
          PMDC56H* Primary Care Practice Integration and Decision Making

Fourth Year

Fall Semester
          BIOC21H Vertebrate Histology: Cells and Tissues or BIOC32H Human Physiology I
          PSYB20H Introduction to Developmental Psychology 
          PSYB32H Abnormal Psychology 
          BIOD33H Comparative Environmental Physiology or BIOD65H Pathologies of the Nervous System
          or BIOD26H Fungal Biology and Pathogenesis or BIOD96H Directed Research in Paramedicine
Winter Session
          PSYC08H Advanced Data Analysis in Psychology
          BIOD17H Seminars in Cellular Microbiology or BIOD43H Exercise Physiology 
          or BIOD29H, Pathobiology of Human Disease
          0.5 credits of elective courses
          Note: Students may take any 2 of these D-level courses to meet program requirements. The sequence
          here merely reflects current scheduling of courses in the various sessions.


*Course taken at Centennial College. A minimum of C- (60%) in these particular courses is required to pass and maintain standing in the program. Where applicable, you must pass the practical component in addition to achieving a C- (60%) to successfully pass the course.