Fire Technology - Associate of Science Degree

Candidates must successfully complete a minimum of 23.50 units of prescribed coursework. A minimum grade of "C" must be maintained in all prescribed coursework related to Fire Technology.

NOTE: A "C" in these courses is considered to be 80% or higher.

Associated Major Sheet (PDF)

Major/Program Requirements

Required Courses:

FIRET 100Fire Protection Organization

3.00

FIRET 101Fire Prevention Technology

3.00

FIRET 102Fire Behavior and Combustion

3.00

FIRET 103Fire Protection Systems

3.00

FIRET 114Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival

3.00

FIRET 116Building Construction for Fire Protection

3.00

A minimum of 5.50 units are to be selected from the following courses:

FIRET 040AFire Inspector 1A - Duties & Administration

2.00

FIRET 040BFire Inspector 1B: Fire and Life Safety

2.00

FIRET 040CFire Inspector 1C: Field Inspection

1.50

FIRET 040DFire Inspector 1D: Field Inspection - California Specific

1.00

FIRET 041AFire Inspector 2A - Fire Prevention Administration

1.00

FIRET 041BFire Inspector 2B - Fire and Life Safety Requirements

1.50

FIRET 041CFire Inspector 2C - Inspecting New and Existing Fire & Life Safety Systems and Equipment

1.00

FIRET 041DFire Inspector 2D - Hazardous Materials, Operations, and Processes

2.00

FIRET 084Fire Management 1

2.50

FIRET 085ACompany Officer 2A - Human Resource Management

2.50

FIRET 085BCompany Officer 2B - General Administrative Functions

1.50

FIRET 085CCompany Officer 2C - Fire Inspections and Investigations

2.50

FIRET 085DCompany Officer 2D - All Risk Operations

1.50

FIRET 085ECompany Officer 2E - Wildland Incident Operations

2.00

FIRET 086AChief Officer 3A: Human Resource Management

2.00

FIRET 086BChief Officer 3B: Budget and Fiscal Responsibilities

1.50

FIRET 086CChief Fire Officer 3C: General Administrative Functions

1.50

FIRET 086DChief Officer 3D: Emergency Services Delivery Responsibilities

1.50

FIRET 087Fire Investigation 1A

3.00

FIRET 088Fire Investigation 1B

2.50

FIRET 104Fire Apparatus and Equipment

3.00

FIRET 106Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply

3.00

FIRET 111Public Education Officer

2.50

FIRET 112Fire Control Fire Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting

2.50

FIRET 113Fire Service Career Preparation

3.00

FIRET 118Wildland Fire Control

3.00

FIRET 183Aircraft Accidents

2.50

Total Credit Hours: 23.50

Lower division requirements for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in this field may differ from associate degree requirements. Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring. See a counselor for details. Information is also available at www.assist.org.