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Associate in Applied Science Degree - Fire Science (Pending HLC Approval)

Overview

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Analyze and apply measures to resolve problems in areas of fire suppression and fire prevention.
  2. Recognize the importance of ethics, professionalism and diversity within the fire service.
  3. Communicate effectively in both oral presentations and written fire service reports.
  4. Demonstrate technical, cognitive, and psycho-motor skills necessary to achieve and maintain employment in the fire service.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the fire service.

Requirements

Students may be required to complete UNIV 100 - Freshman Seminar (1 semester credit). This is a university requirement for all incoming freshman (including transfer students) with less than 24 semester credits earned who have not completed an equivalent course at another institution.

General Education

CHEM 115Introductory Chemistry

3

CHEM 115LIntroductory Chemistry Lab

1

COMM 110Fundamentals Of Public Speaking

3

ENGL 110College Composition I

3

MATH 103College Algebra

4

PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Fire Science Courses

BOTE 210Business Communication

3

FIRE 100Hazardous Materials Operations

3

FIRE 101Fire Fighter I

3

FIRE 101LFire Fighter I Lab

2

FIRE 102Fire Fighter II

3

FIRE 102LFire Fighter II Lab

1

FIRE 103Principles of Emergency Services

3

FIRE 104Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival

3

FIRE 105Fire Behavior and Combustion

3

FIRE 106Building Construction for Fire Protection

3

FIRE 107Fire Protection Systems

3

FIRE 108Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply

3

FIRE 109Introduction to Fire Prevention

3

FIRE 200Vehicle Extrication

3

FIRE 200LVehicle Extrication Lab

1

 

FIRE 297Fire Science Externship

5-6

Five Credits Required

Total Credit Hours:45

Total Credit Hours:62