Associate in Science Degree in Fire Science Technology

Degree Requirements

General Education - English

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

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3 credits

 

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

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3 credits

 

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

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3 credits

 

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

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3 credits

 

Major Field Required Courses - 15 credits

FFP 1000Principles of Emergency Services

3 credits

FFP 1505Fire Prevention (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 1109Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival (O)

3 credits

FFP 1120Building Construction for Fire Service (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 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-2801FFP-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.