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Fire


Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Fire Science Certificate program, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for a position in the fire service. The student demonstrates his or her ability to recognize and understand the concepts and terminology that is needed to understand the fire service.

Total Units Required 38-40
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
FIRE 70 Fire Protection Organization 3
FIRE 71 Fire Protection Technology 3
A J 31 Report Preparation 3
ENG 79 Preparatory English 5

Second Semester
FIRE 74 Fire Behavior & Combustion 3
H S 77B Emergency Medical Technician I 4

PSYCH 1 Introduction to Psychology 3
OR
PSYCH 20 Stress Management 1

Third Semester
FIRE 72 Fire Protection Equipment & Systems 3
FIRE 73 Building Construction for Fire Protection 3
MATH 80 Elementary Algebra 4

Fourth Semester
GROUP I Natural Sciences Elective 3
ELECTIVE See Group I below 3

Group I (Electives)
(minimum of 3 units from the following)
FIRE 75 Fire Hydraulics 3
FIRE 92 Fire Investigation 3
FIRE 95A Command, Fire Strategy and Tactics 3

NOTE: Please refer to page 65 for program Special Admission Requirement information.




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