Associate in Science Degree in Fire Science Technology

Degree Requirements

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation3 credits

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts or Natural Science/Mathematics or Social/Behavioral Science

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science Degree Courses Required for Graduation6 credits

Major Field Required Courses - 15 credits

FFP 1000Introduction and Orientation to Firefighting (O)

3 credits

FFP 1505Fire Inspection Practices (O)

3 credits

FFP 1812Engine and Truck Company Fireground Operations (O)

3 credits

FFP 2810Firefighting Tactics and Strategy I (O)

3 credits

FFP 2820Principles of Emergency Management (O)

3 credits

Major Field Electives - Select 30 credits

CJE 2600Criminal Investigation (P)

3 credits

DSC 1860Introduction to Public Safety Careers (O)

3 credits

DSC 1930Current Topics in Public Safety (O)

.5 - 5 credits

EMS 1119CEmergency Medical Technology (O)

8 credits

EMS 1431Emergency Medical Technician Clinical/Field Experience (O)

3 credits

EMS 1335Ambulance Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (O)

1 credit

FFP 1040Private Fire Brigade (O)

3 credits

FFP 1102Physical Conditioning for Firefighters (O)

1 credit

FFP 1106Multiple Alarm Operations (O)

3 credits

FFP 1109Occupational Safety and Health for the Fire Service (O)

3 credits

FFP 1120Characteristics of Building Construction (O)

3 credits

FFP 1212Confined Space Rescue I (O)

3 credits

FFP 1302Fire Department Pumping Apparatus (O)

3 credits

FFP 1521Plans Examination and Blueprint Reading (O)

3 credits

FFP 1540Fire Protection and Detection Systems (O)

3 credits

FFP 1610Fire Behavior and Combustion (O)

3 credits

FFP 1793Fire and Life Safety Educator I (O)

3 credits

FFP 1930Contemporary Issues in the Fire Service (O)

3 credits

FFP 2111Fire Chemistry (O)

3 credits

FFP 2201Rope Rescue Practices I (O)

3 credits

FFP 2301Fire Hydraulics (O)

3 credits

FFP 2401Hazardous Materials Technician Module I (O)

3 credits

FFP 2402Hazardous Material Technician Module II (O)

3 credits

FFP 2421Hazardous Materials Technician Module III (O)

3 credits

FFP 2510Building and Fire Codes I (O)

3 credits

FFP 2541Private Fire Protection Systems II (O)

3 credits

FFP 2604Fire and Arson Investigation (O)

3 credits

FFP 2706Public Information Officer (PIO) (O)

3 credits

FFP 2720Company Officer Leadership (O)

3 credits

FFP 2740Fire Service Course Delivery (O)

3 credits

FFP 2741Fire Service Course Design (O)

3 credits

FFP 2770Legal Issues for the Fire Service (O)

3 credits

FFP 2781Fire Department Organization and Administration (O)

3 credits

FFP 2801Incident Command System (O)

3 credits

FFP 2811Firefighting Tactics and Strategy II (O)

3 credits

FFP 2840Disaster Operations (O)

3 credits

FFP 2949Internship in Fire Science (O)

1 - 4 credits

And

CGS 1000Introduction to Computer Usage (O)

3 credits

Or

CGS 1060College Computing (P)

3 credits

The following courses satisfy the curriculum required for the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for the Fire Officer I Certificate Examination: FFP 1120, FFP 1505, FFP 1540, FFP 2720, FFP 2740, FFP 2801, FFP 2810, and FFP 2811.

The following courses satisfy the curriculum required by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for the Fire Safety Inspector I Certification Examination: FFP 1540, FFP 1505, FFP 1120, FFP 1521, and FFP 2510.

Successful completion of the state certification exam (license) for this program may entitle a student to receive credit towards the A.S. Degree based on demonstrated competencies.