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Fire Science Technology - Leadership and Training - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code: AAS.25735

This Associate degree program in Fire Science Technology is designed to provide vocational and technical skills which will provide you with educational credentials for employment or promotional opportunities. Students graduating may enroll in the 3+1 BBA Fire Administration Degree Program. Students may choose two of the options, which will appear on their degree. Students wishing more could complete a second degree with minimum of 24 additional credits.

Leadership & Training: You will provide the command and educational functions for public or private entities. Responsibilities include all major functions at emergency scenes, training of personnel, safety and overall management of resources.

General Education Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
ENG ---3Any Approved College Composition I Course AND ______________
ENG ---3Any Approved College Composition II Course ______________
OR ______________
ENG ---(3)Any Approved College Composition I Course AND ______________
ENG 113(3)Technical Communication ______________
LW ---1Any 1 Credit LW Course AND ______________
LWA ---1Any 1 Credit LWA Course ______________
OR ______________
LW ---(2)Any 2 Credit LW Course ______________
OR ______________
LW 223W(2)Wellness in Technical Trades ______________
POL ---3/4Any Approved American Government Requirement ______________
PSY 101W3Applied Psychology ______________
OR ______________
COM 112W(3)Fundamentals of Oral Communication ______________
OR ______________
COM 114W(3)Interpersonal Communication ______________

Fire Science Core Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
FST 101W3Introduction to the Fire Service ______________
FST 102W3Fireground Tactics ______________
FST 103W3Building Construction ______________
FST 105W3Hazardous Materials/Emergency Responder ______________
FST 107W3Fire Protection Systems I ______________
FST 133W3Computer Aided Management Emergency Operations ______________
OR ______________
CST 133W(4)Computer Concepts & Competencies ______________
FST 2193Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply ______________

Leadership & Training

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
FST 104W3Arson Awareness ______________
OR ______________
FST 230(3)Fire Safety Education ______________
FST 203W3Fireground Management ______________
OR ______________
MGT 245(3)Principles of Management ______________
FST 2043Fire Service Instructional Methodology ______________
FST 2064Confined Space Management & Rescue ______________
OR ______________
FST 280W(4)Company Officer 1 & 2 ______________
FST 2313Fire Service Law ______________
--- ---6Approved Electives ______________
--- ---5/6General Electives ______________

Approved Electives

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
CJ 187W3Current Issues in Security ______________
COM 202W3Oral Communication for Managers ______________
FST 1140.8Firefighter Safety and Survival ______________
FST 1151Preparation for Initial Company Operations ______________
FST 1160.8Building Construction Principles ______________
FST 1170.8Managing Company Tactical Operations: Decision Making (MCTO:D) ______________
FST 118W0.4Records and Reports ______________
FST 120W1Fire Service Educational Methodology ______________
FST 2130.8Managing Company Tactical Operations: Tactics (MCTO:T) ______________
FST 2140.8Arson Detection for the First Responder ______________
FST 2152Introduction to Fire Inspection Principles and Practices (IFIPP) ______________
FST 2160.8Building Construction Non-Combustible/Fire Resistive ______________
FST 2170.8Fire Service Supervision: Personal Effectiveness ______________
FST 2180.8Fire Service Supervision: Team Effectiveness ______________
FST 219L1Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply Lab ______________
FST 2201Strategy & Tactics for Initial Company Officer ______________
FST 2402Internship in Fire Science ______________
FST 3011Incident Command System ______________
FST 300W3Fire Officer III ______________
OR ______________
FST 302(1)Leadership I Strategies for Company Success AND ______________
FST 303(1)Leadership II Strategies for Personal Success AND ______________
FST 304(1)Leadership III Strategies for Supervisory Success AND ______________
FST 305(1)Firefighter Health and Safety: Program Implementation & Management ______________
FST 3061Shaping the Future ______________
FST 3071Incident Safety Officer ______________
FST 3081Health and Safety Officer ______________
FST 332W3Advanced Fire Administration ______________
FST 334W4Fire Prevention Organization & Management ______________
FST 338W3Contemporary Issues In The Fire Service ______________
MGT 153W3Introduction to Business ______________
MGT 2433Principles of Marketing ______________
MGT 2653International Business ______________
PHL 203W3Business Ethics ______________

62Total Credits


1 - Recommended Life Long Wellness (LWA) classes are LWA 111, 172, 173 or 174.
2 - Approved Fire Science Technology (FST) electives can be any combination of required (non-elective) courses in the other options and those listed as approved electives.
3 - A "C" (2.0) minimum grade is required in Core and Approved Elective courses for degree.

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