academics

Fire Science Degree

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • be prepared to be a lifelong learner;
  • be prepared for employment in a fire department
  • understand policies and procedures involving firefighter and EMT safety;
  • understand procedures used on and off an emergency scene;
  • understand elements related to teamwork;
  • understand psychological factors associated with firefighting and emergency medical services.
ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE
FIRST YEAR-FIRE SCIENCE
Fall Semester   CL LAB CR
FIRE1240L Principles of Emergency Services 3 0 3
FIRE1270L Fire Behavior and Combustion 3 0 3
FIRE1310L Fire Protection Systems 3 0 3
FIRE2250L Emergency Medical Technician 1 6 3
  MATH ELECTIVE 3/4 0 3/4
  Totals 13/14 0/6 15/16
Spring Semester   CL LAB CR
FIRE1400L Building Construction for Fire Protection 3 0 3
FIRE1600L Fire Prevention 3 0 3
FIRE1360L Fireground Procedures (Firefighter I) 2 12 6
ENGL1200L College Composition 3 0 3
  SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3 0 3
  Totals 14 12 18
 
Total Credits for Year = 33/34
     
  SECOND YEAR-FIRE SCIENCE      
Fall Semester   CL LAB CR
FIRE2500L Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply 3 0 3
FIRE2240L Strategy and Tactics 3 0 3
  FIRE SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3 0 3
SCI1210L Chemistry I 2 2 3
  LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE 3 0 3
  HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3 0 3
  Totals 17 2 18
         
Spring Semester   CL LAB CR
FIRE2340L Fire & Emergency Services Safety & Survival 3 0 3
  FIRE SCIENCE ELECTIVE (see below) 3 0 3
  FIRE SCIENCE ELECTIVE (see below) 3 0 3
  ENGLISH ELECTIVE 3 0 3
  LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE 3 0 3
  Totals Varies Varies 15
 
Total Credits for Year = 33
     
 
Total for A.S. Degree = 66/67
     
Cost of Program      
         
Fire Science Electives CL LAB CR
FIRE2270L Anatomy & Physiology for EMS 3 0 3
FIRE2290L Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 1 6 3
FIRE2000L Advanced Fireground Procedures(FFII) 1 6 3
FIRE2100L Fire Inspector I 3 0 3
FIRE2360L Fire Investigation I 3 0 3
FIRE2420L Fire Instructor I 3 0 3
FIRE2450L Fire & Life Safety Education 3 0 3
FIRE2790L Fire Prevention/Training Internship 0 9 3
FIRE2810L Fire and Emergency Services Administration 3 0 3