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Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Fire Science  

This schedule lists all courses required for completion of the Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Fire Science, but the actual order and specific coursework may vary depending on student placement, start date, and quarter. Please check with your advisor prior to any substitutions.

The required related instruction is noted in bold print. The letter in parenthesis indicates which category of related instruction is represented by the given course as follows:

(W) -Written Communications (O) - Oral Communications
(R) - Human Relations (M) - Computation/Mathematics
(J) - Job Seekings Skills (L) - Leadership

 

Year One
 
Fall Quarter
WRITE 100, Writing in the Workplace*
3
FCA 100, Introduction to Firefighting (J)
4
CMST& 220, Public Speaking (O)
5
Total Credits
12
 
Winter Quarter
FCA 111, Fundamentals of Firefighting
5
FCA 137, Fire Protection Systems
3
FCA 170, Hazmat Operations
3.0
MATH& 107, Math in Society (M)
5
Total Credits
16
 
Spring Quarter
FCA 115, Advanced Firefighting
8
FCA 177, Wild Land Fire Management
3
HO 130, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) Prg
10
Total Credits
21
 
 
Total Year One Credits
49
 
Year Two
Fall Quarter
CHEM& 110, Chemical Concepts w/Lab
5
FCA 130, Hydraulics
3
FCA 152, Building Construction
3
ENGL& 101, English Composition I (W)
5
Total Credits
16
 
Winter Quarter
CS 110, Introduction to Computers and Applications
5
FCA 120, Fire Investigation
3
FCA 190, Uniform Fire Codes and Inspections
4
PSYC& 100, General Psychology (R)
5
Total Credits
17
 
Spring Quarter
FCA 155, Fire Instructor I
3
FCA 160, Fire Tactics I
3
SOC& 101, Introduction to Sociology
5
FCA 299, Leadership (L)
3
Total Credits
14
 
Total Year Two Credits
47
   
Total Credits
96
   
(O) - CMST& 220
(W) - ENGL& 101, ENGL& 102
(J) - FCA 100
(L) - FCA 299
(M) - MATH& 107
(R) - PSYC& 100

Transferability:
The AAAS Degree is designed for students planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation. Often only selected credits are considered transferable to public or private baccalaureate institutions.

CIP:43.0203
EPC: 828

 

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