Fire Technology Pre-Service AS Degree
The Fire Technology Pre-Service degree/certificate program prepares students for careers in the fire service, either public or private. After completion of the program, students will have a basic understanding in fire protection, prevention and behavior, fire company organization and procedures, fire hydraulics, wildland fire behavior and fire investigation among other areas.
HLHSCI 151 (EMT) may be waived if the student has successfully completed EMT training;
however, two additional elective courses must be taken in lieu of HLHSCI 151.
Degree Student Learning Outcome:
Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge of fire organization, fire prevention, fire equipment and systems, building construction for fire protection, fire behavior and combustion and emergency medical technician.
Units Required: 32
Fire Protection Organization | 3 units
Fire Prevention Technology | 3 units
Fire Protection Equipment and Systems | 3 units
Building Construction for Fire Protection | 3 units
Fire Behavior and Combustion | 3 units
Principles of Fire and Emergency Services & Survival | 3 units
Emergency Medical Technician I | 8 units
Plus six units from the following:
Principles of Fire and Emergency Service Administration | 3 units
Fire Apparatus and Equipment | 3 units
Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply | 3 units
Wildland Fire Behavior | 3 units
Hazardous Materials | 3 units
Fire Investigation | 3 units
Firefighting Tactics and Strategy | 3 units
Emergency Medical Services Career Preparation | 2 units