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PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
AS DEGREE - Fire Service Technology

FRESHMAN YEAR SEMESTER UNITS

Core Courses:

  • Fire Service Technology 50* (Fire Protection Organization) -- 3 units
  • Fire Service Technology 51* (Fire Service Operations) -- 3 units
  • Fire Service Technology 52* (Firefighter Safety/Public Education) -- 3 units
  • Fire Service Technology 53* (Fire Behavior and Combustion) -- 3 units
  • Fire Service Technology 54 (Fire Prevention Technology) -- 3 units
  • Fire Service Technology 65* (First Responder Hazardous Materials/Incident Command ICS 200) -- 3 units
  • Fire Service Technology 86 (Wildland Interface Fire Fighting) -- 2 units
  • Health 61* (Emergency Response) -- 2.5 units

General Education Courses:

  • Physical Education
  • English Composition (Language and Rationality)
  • Mathematics
  • Social and Behavioral Studies
  • Natural Sciences
  • Electives

SOPHOMORE YEAR SEMESTER UNITS

Core Courses:

  • Fire Service Technology 55 (Fire Protection Systems/Equipment) -- 3 units
  • Fire Service Technology 56 (Fund. Bldg. Const. for Fire Protection) -- 3 units
  • Health 81* (Emergency Medical Technician) -- 6.5 units
  • Fire Service Technology 90A (Firefighter I Cert. Prep. A) -- 2 units
  • Fire Service Technology 90B (Firefighter I Cert. Prep. B) -- 2 units
  • Fire Service Technology 90C (Firefighter I Cert. Prep. C) -- 2 units

General Education Courses:

  • American Cultures
  • American Institution/Health Education
  • Humanities
  • Communications and Analytical Thinking
  • Electives

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED: 60

*Classes so marked are required for entry into the Fire Service Technology 90A, 90B, and 90C courses (Fire Fighter I Certification Preparation)

(Note: State Firefighter I Certification Requires: Fire Service Technology 50, 51, 52, 53, 65, 90A, 90B and 90C, Health 61, 81, plus completion of a probationary period in an organized fire department or 1,000 hours of Fire Service Technology 95 and 96 (Work Experience).

FOR SPECIFIC GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES REFER TO THE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THE COLLEGE CATALOG.

Program Requirements
Certificate of Achievement - Fire Service Technology

Fire Service Technology 50* (Fire Protection Organization) -- 3 units
Fire Service Technology 51* (Fire Service Operations) -- 3 units
Fire Service Technology 52* (Firefighter Safety/Public Education) -- 3 units
Fire Service Technology 53* (Fire Behavior and Combustion) -- 3 units
Fire Service Technology 54 (Fire Prevention Technology) -- 3 units
Fire Service Technology 55 (Fire Protection Equipment/Systems) -- 3 units
Fire Service Technology 56 (Fund. Bldg. Const. for Fire Protection) -- 3 units
Health 61* (Emergency Response) -- 2.5 units
Health 81* (EMT 1 Basic) -- 6.5 units
**Fire Service Technology Elective Option -- 2-3 units

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED: 32-33

**Option:

Select from the following for a minimum of 2 units:

  • Fire Service Technology 65 (First Responder Hazardous Materials/Incident Command ICS 200)
  • Fire Service Technology 74 (Fire Investigation)
  • Fire Service Technology 86 (Wildland Interface Fire Fighting)

*Classes so marked fulfill the Fire Fighter I Certification requirements and are required for entry into the Fire Service Technology 90A, 90B, and 90C courses (Fire Fighter I Certification Preparation)