Associate of Applied Science – Fire Technology

Completion of the Fire Technology Associate of Science provides students with the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the fire service. The program is designed to build on completion of the Basic Fire Suppression Academy, which satisfies curriculum requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection for Basic Fire Suppression. In addition, the curriculum covers knowledge areas needed to enhance employment and promotional opportunities in fire service organizations.

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Suggested Study Plan

Semester #1

Course SCH
FIRS 1401 Firefighter Certification I 4
FIRS 1407 Firefighter Certification II 4
FIRS 1313 Firefighter Certification III 3
FIRS 1319 Firefighter Certification IV 3
FIRS 1323 Firefighter Certification V 3
FIRS 1329 Firefighter Certification VI 3
FIRS 1433 Firefighter Certification VII 4

Semester #2

Course SCH
FIRT 2309 FIREFIGHTING STRATEGIES AND TACTICS 3
FIRT 2407 FIRE INSTRUCTION II (TCFP Instructor I and II) 4
GOVT 2305
or GOVT 2306
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
or TEXAS GOVERNMENT
3
MATH 1314
or MATH 1332
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
or MATHEMATICS FOR LIBERAL ARTS
3
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3

Semester #3

Course SCH
FIRT 2211 Incident Safety Officer 2
FIRT 1443 FIRE OFFICER (TCFP Fire Officer I and II) 4
CHEM 1419
or CHEM 1405
APPLIED CHEMISTRY
or INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY I
4

Semester #4

Course SCH
FIRT 1353 LEGAL ASPECTS OF FIRE PROTECTION 3
FIRT 1471 FIRE INVESTIGATOR 4
Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts 3

* Fire Academy