Fire Science Technology AS Curriculum

Degree > Fire Science Technology AS Program

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

AS.FIRE.UNIV (60 Credit Hours)

This program will prepare students for jobs as fire science technicians, fire officers or fire safety inspectors, fire assistants, safety inspectors, building inspectors or jobs in fire insurance sales.

NOTE: All graduates of this AS degree program shall be granted admission into the Fire Science Management baccalaureate degree program at Northwood University.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
†FFP 1000 Introduction to Fire Science - 3 cr.
†FFP 1506 Fire Prevention and Investigation - 3 cr.
Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

†FFP 1304 Aerial Operations - 3 cr.
†FFP 1810 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy I - 3 cr.
†FFP 2604 Cause and Origin - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester

†FFP 2120 Fire Service Building Construction - 3 cr.
FFP 2303 Fire Service Hydraulics - 3 cr.
†FFP 2521 Construction Documents and Plans Review - 3 cr.
†PSY 2012 General Psychology - 3 cr.

YEAR II – First Semester

†FFP 1710 Company Officer - 3 cr.
†FFP 2305 Apparatus Practices - 3 cr.
†FFP 2740 Fire Service Course Delivery - 3 cr.
FFP 2811 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy II - 3 cr.

YEAR II – Second Semester

†FFP 2510 Codes and Standards - 3 cr.
†FFP 2540 Private Fire Protection Systems - 3 cr.
†FFP 2741 Fire Service Course Development - 3 cr.
†SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology - 3 cr.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.

NOTE 1: The following classes are required for Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Certification as a Fire Officer: FFP 1710, FFP 1810, FFP 2120, and FFP 2740.

NOTE 2: The following classes are required for Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Certification as a Municipal Fire Safety Inspector: FFP 1506, FFP 2120, FFP 2510, FFP 2521, and FFP 2540.

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