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Associate in Science Degree Program

Fire Technology and Administration: Emergency Management Response Option

This option of the Fire Technology and Administration degree program will familiarize firefighters with the science of planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to conduct research on specific topics related to Emergency Management Response
  2. Demonstrate the ability to analyze various theories, techniques, and research related to Emergency Management Response
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the various aspects of Emergency Management Response
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use technology to process information to identify and address problems
  5. Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills
  6. Demonstrate the ability to address problems while working as part of a team
Course of Study¹
First Semester
LECT
LAB
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Intro to Software Applications
3
0
3
Composition
3
0
3
Intro to Fire Technology
3
0
3
Intermediate Algebra
3
0
3
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Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3
0
3
Second Semester
Public Speaking
3
0
3
Building Construction
3
0
3
Pre-Calculus
4
0
4
General Physics I
3
3
4
Third Semester
Concepts of Chemistry
3
2
4
Principle/Process of Emergency Management
3
0
3
Technical Writing
3
0
3
Fire Prevention and Inspection
3
0
3
Water Supply and Hydraulics
3
0
3
Codes and Standards
3
0
3
Fourth Semester
Specific Events & Contingency Planning
3
0
3
Living in a Hazardous Environment
3
0
3
Municipal Fire Administration
3
0
3
Sprinklers & Fixed Extinguishing Systems
3
0
3
Fire Investigation
3
0
3

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pre-requisites and additional information.

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