Fire Science, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of the Fire Science Associate in Science Degree the student demonstrates skills for the fulfillment of the lower-division requirements for any accredited baccalaureate institution, preparation for participation in the Basic Fire Fighter Academy, and a job in law enforcement. NOTE: Please refer to catalog information for programs with Special Admission Requirements.

Minimum Units Required: 64

First Semester

Units

FIRE 070

Fire Protection Organization

3

FIRE 071

Fire Prevention Technology

3

POLSC 001

American Government and Institutions

3

 

or

 

HIST 017A

History of the United States

3

 

or

 

HIST 017B

History of the United States

3

SOCIO 001A

Introduction to Sociology

3

CS 011

Fundamentals of Computer Science

3

Second Semester

FIRE 074

Fire Behavior and Combustion

3

H S 077B

Emergency Medical Technician Basic

7

PSYCH 001

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

or

 

PSYCH 020A

Stress Management

1

ENG 001A

Written Communications

3

Electives*

Elective course

3

Third Semester

FIRE 072

Fire Protection Equipment and Systems

3

FIRE 073

Building Construction for Fire Protection

3

PHILO 040

Ethics

3

COM ST 001A

Fundamentals of Speech

3

Electives

Elective course

3

Fourth Semester

FIRE 095A

Fire Command, Strategy and Tactics

3

MATH 082

Intermediate Algebra

5

GE Choice

Humanities Course

3

GE Choice

Natural Science Course

3-5

Electives

Elective course

3

Refer to SECTION III, Academic Programs, Special Admission Programs, for Admission Requirements.

Minimum Units 64