Apr 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Fire Science Technology (AAS)

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  Health Services  

(Limited-Entry Program)

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. degree in Fire Science Technology prepares the student to be effective as a firefighter on an firefighting team in a number of different settings. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Firefighting knowledge and skills, including general knowledge of emergency services,
  • Demonstrated application of firefighting safety and practices,
  • Ability to perform the duties of emergency medical technician,
  • Skilled communication (writing, presentation techniques),
  • Proficiency in fire behaviors,
  • Demonstrated professional skills (problem solving, interpersonal skills, business computing, proposal development),
  • Knowledge of fire prevention and crisis intervention,
  • Knowledge and skills of apparatus operation,
  • Fire and emergency administration and investigation.

Students desiring to transfer to four-year science degree are encouraged to see an advisor for appropriate coursework.

Program Curriculum

Term 1 Total: 17

Term 2

Term 2 Total: 19

Term 3 Total: 17

Term 4 Total: 13

Term 5 Total: 18

Term 6 Total: 12

Total Credits: 96

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