Associate of Science Degree in Fire Technology (transfer preparation)
Fire technology is the study of the organization and function of fire prevention and suppression techniques; fire behavior and combustion, fire chemistry, extinguishing agents, hazardous and toxic material; fire protection systems; fire command and fire management (supervision). Career paths chosen by students pursuing an undergraduate and/or baccalaureate degree in fire technology commonly include firefighter, fire engineer, paramedic, forest service worker, health and safety officer, fire prevention specialist, fire inspector, fire investigator, fire protection engineer and hazardous materials specialist. Students enrolled in this Fire Technology program will be able to transfer to California State University Los Angeles to pursue a Baccalaureate of Science degree in Fire Protection Administration and Technology.
|FIRE 001||Principles Of Emergency Services||3|
|FIRE 002||Fire Prevention||3|
|FIRE 003||Fire Protection Systems||3|
|FIRE 004||Building Construction for Fire Protection||3|
|FIRE 005||Fire Behavior & Combustion||3|
|Select 6 units from the following:||6|
|BIT 026||Building II & Fire Codes||3|
|FIRE 006||Hazardous Materials/ICS||3|
|FIRE 010||Wildland Fire Technology||3|
|Select one of the following:||37-39|
Students are required to complete SOC-001 Introductory Sociology, SOC-003 Fundamentals of Statistics, and ENG-002 Argumentative Writing & Critical Thinking through Literature.