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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science, AAS (FSCD)

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The Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science is designed to help students advance their careers in the fire service or related fields. The Fire Science program offers students command development and education courses. Students transferring to four-year institutions will have the academic foundation applicable to various career fields such as Firefighter,  Forester and Forestry Technician, Fire Public Education Specialist, Fire Protection Engineer,  Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic, Occupational Health and Safety Technician, Fire Safety Director, Construction and Building Inspector, and Arson Investigator. For more information regarding the Fire Science, AAS, see the Fire Science webpage.

Note: The Fire Science program recommends those students who intend to transfer to a university choose the MAT 142  (or higher-level math) course. All students should check with the transfer institution for the specific math course recommendation. For a course to be eligible for transfer, the student must receive a “C” or better. Acceptance of a transfer course is determined by the receiving institution.

AAS General Education Requirements: 15-18

See the AAS General Education Checklist  section of this catalog for details.

Special Requirements for the AAS General Education Checklist:

Program Elective Requirements: 3

 Choose one of the following courses:

Total Degree Credits: 64-67

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