Fire Science Technology (Associate)

Degree

Program Description: The Fire Science Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare fire service personnel at all levels to become better officers and leaders. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain and upgrade present knowledge and skills. Completion of the program of study leads to an AAS degree in Fire Science Technology.

Length of Program: Six (6) Semesters

Locations offered:
Thomasville
Tifton

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will perform emergency decontamination procedures with 100% accuracy, given a conscious contaminated victim in a life threatening situation and proper tools.
• Students will determine the cause and origin of residential fires with 100% accuracy, given specific illustrations.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: N/A

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Fire Science Technology, A.A.S..

Credits Required for Graduation: 65 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Curriculum Credits

1: General Core Courses (15 hours)

15

Area I: Language Arts/Communications (3 hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 hours) 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 hours) 3
Math 0001 One Degree Level Mathematics Course 3
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (3 hours) 3
And one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (3 Hours)(as approved by program advisor) 3

2: Institutional Credit (3 hours)

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (47 hours)

50

COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
FRSC 1100 Introduct to the Fire Service 3
FRSC 1110 Fire Admin/Supervis&Leadership 3
FRSC 1132 Fire Service Instructor 4
FRSC 1141 Hazardous Materials Operations 4
FRSC 2141 Incident Command 4
FRSC 2130 Fire Serv Building Construct 3
FRSC 2120 Fire Protection Systems 3
FRSC 2110 Fire Service Hydraulics 3
FRSC 2100 Fire Admin Management 3
FRSC 1161 Fire Service Safe&Loss Control 3
FRSC 1151 Fire Prevention & Inspection 4
FRSC 2170 Fire and Arson Investigation 4
and one of the following (3 hours) 6
FRSC 1115 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3
FRSC 1121 Firefighting Strategy&Tactics 3

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Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.

Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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