This two-year associate in science degree offers students a well-rounded, basic program in the field of fire science with a focus on the private sector fire protection industry. The program provides the student with two fire science and two free electives, thereby allowing the student to customize the program to individual career goals.
Analyze and manage multi-hazard emergency conditions, and make appropriate strategic, tactical and task decisions to mitigate the incident.
Establish an incident command system at an emergency in accordance with national standards.
Students are required to complete 62 credits, including the University Core requirements for the associate degree and the following courses:
University Core Curriculum
CC 1: ENGL 1112 or ENGL 1113
CC 2: COMM 1130
CC 3: Any Tier 1 or Tier 2 course in Mathematical and Quantitative Literacy
CC 5: UNIV 1141
Plus 9 additional credits from either Tier 1 or Tier 2 courses and
A certified English course to satisfy the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement