Conditions of Participation
1. Program Admission
To be eligible for the EMC Online Program, a student must:
(a) complete all admission requirements of the University, (b) have completed a minimum of 60 hours of college credit (may be in any discipline), (c) provide proof of North Carolina paramedic certification, National Registry EMT-P certification, or completion of U.S. Army 18D MOS, and (d) have a cumulative 2.5 GPA in all previous college courses. Exceptions, if granted, must be in writing from the Program Director.
2. Academic Performance
Students admitted to the professional sequence in Emergency Medical Care are encouraged to strive for academic excellence. A grade of C or better must be earned in each EMC course in the professional sequence and an overall 2.0 GPA must be maintained in order for the student to remain in the program and in order for a student to graduate.
A 3-day summer lab is required on the WCU campus in Cullowhee. SOCM and 18D military personnel are exempt from this requirement.
4. Graduation Requirements
Although an academic advisor will be assigned to each student, the student assumes ultimate responsibility for completing all requirements for graduation.