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.

Program Requirements:
Units Required: 32

FIRETC-101
Fire Protection Organization | 3 units
FIRETC-102
Fire Prevention Technology | 3 units
FIRETC-103
Fire Protection Equipment and Systems | 3 units
FIRETC-104
Building Construction for Fire Protection | 3 units
FIRETC-105
Fire Behavior and Combustion | 3 units
FIRETC-109
Principles of Fire and Emergency Services & Survival | 3 units
HLHSCI-151
Emergency Medical Technician I | 8 units

Plus six units from the following:

FIRETC-106
Principles of Fire and Emergency Service Administration | 3 units
FIRETC-107
Fire Apparatus and Equipment | 3 units
FIRETC-108
Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply | 3 units
FIRETC-110
Wildland Fire Behavior | 3 units
FIRETC-120
Hazardous Materials | 3 units
FIRETC-123
Fire Investigation | 3 units
FIRETC-125
Firefighting Tactics and Strategy | 3 units
HLHSCI-045
Emergency Medical Services Career Preparation | 2 units


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