Oct 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

Fire Science Technology, AAS

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CIP 43.0203
Alan Ziff, Department Chair

Career Opportunities

The Fire Science Technology program prepares students for entry-level positions in the fire service industry.

Degree Program Description

The Fire Science Technology is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree designed to meet the needs of fire protection and safety personnel. The program will prepare you for a career in fire science or a related field. Courses are offered through traditional classroom instruction, independent study and hands-on training in conjunction with local fire departments.

Program Requirements

Entrance Requirements:

Successful completion of any CCR course or qualifying placement score or exemption.

Graduation Requirements:

The Fire Science Technology AAS degree requires a minimum of 69 credits for completion. Fifteen credits are in general education, 15 credits are in technical electives and 40 credits are in required technical courses.

A grade of “C” or higher is required in each course.

Total Credits: 60

Degree Requirements


Technical Elective Courses (12 Credits)

Select up to 12 hours from any of the following: FST, FSW or EMS courses

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