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2023 - 2024 Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Catalog

Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.


DEGREE: ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Fire Science Technology prepares current fire service professionals for promotion and provides an overview of the necessary information for the various challenges of emergency response: from proper fire ground tactics, to fire investigation, to hazardous materials incidents. An Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Technology also provides civilians with a complete overview of the fire service career opportunities in the fire service industry and in fire investigations.

The College offers a Certificate of Technical Studies program in Fire Science Technology.   Learn more about this program.  

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Fire Science Technology Associate of Applied Science program, the learner will be able to:

  • Explain fire preventive practices and describe the skills necessary to effectively carryout the duties of an entry-level firefighter (SLO #1)
  • Identify financial processes associated with fire service (SLO #2)
  • Identify and explain fire service organization and management (SLO #3)
  • Discuss the methods used for an effective emergency management program (SLO #4)
  • Identify professional and ethical practices. including a respect for diversity, and demonstrate skills in leadership and team-building (SLO #5)

 

APPROVED ELECTIVES


  • Choose an additional nine hours from courses with the following prefixes:

ACCT, BUSG, CADD, CMIN, CMST, EMTE, ENGL, FPTC, HESC, MANG, MARK

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS


To facilitate transfer to certain colleges, substitute a higher-level Algebra and Trigonometry. See General Education Requirements  for approved Humanities, Natural Science and Social Science courses.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 63


NOTE:


See Graduation Requirements .

Students planning to pursue a baccalaureate program should contact that receiving institution for determination of course transferability. A listing of Delgado courses can be found by following this link: Transfer List 

Suggested Sequence


Total: 15 credit hours


Total: 15 credit hours


Third Semester (Summer Session)


Total: 6 credit hours


Fourth Semester


Approved Elective


  • Choose three (3) credit hours from courses with the following prefixes:

ACCT, BUSG, CADD, CMIN, CMST, EMTE, ENGL, FPTC, HESC, MANG, MARK

Total: 12 credit hours


Fifth Semester


Approved Elective


  • Select six (6) credit hours from courses with the following prefixes:

ACCT, BUSG, CADD, CMIN, CMST, EMTE, ENGL, FPTC, HESC, MANG, MARK

Total: 15 credit hours


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 63