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.

Required CoursesUnits
FIRE 001Principles Of Emergency Services3
FIRE 002Fire Prevention3
FIRE 003Fire Protection Systems3
FIRE 004Building Construction for Fire Protection3
FIRE 005Fire Behavior & Combustion3
Electives
Select 6 units from the following:6
BIT 026Building II & Fire Codes3
FIRE 006Hazardous Materials/ICS3
or
FIRE 010Wildland Fire Technology3
Required Subtotal21
Select one of the following:37-39
CSULA REQUIREMENTS:
Students are required to complete SOC-001 Introductory Sociology, SOC-003 Fundamentals of Statistics, and ENG-002 Argumentative Writing & Critical Thinking through Literature.
Kinesiology Activities2
DEGREE TOTAL60-62