Fire Science Technology/Fire Administration (FAO.S.AAS)

63.0-70.0 Credit Hours

This program provides the education and skills needed by the fire service professional to function in the emergency services field. Courses include administration, inspection, investigation, building construction, fire hydraulics and water suppression systems. Graduates are prepared to enter the workforce as firefighters, fire officers, investigators, inspectors, instructors, or continue their education in fire science or public administration.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the basics of firefighter safety and survival on the emergency scene.
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills, both written and orally.
  • Demonstrate the basics of fire prevention and inspection.
  • Identify and determine fire cause and factors contributing to fire spread.
  • Demonstrate operation and maintenance of fire protection systems.
  • Demonstrate the basics of fire service organization and fire department operations.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, ethics and relationships with other public and private organizations.

Curriculum

Fire Engineering Technology Elective 21 - 28 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 3 credit hours
BIS 1120: Computer Concepts & Applications View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2211: Effective Public Speaking View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 1111: Fire Behavior & Combustion View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 1113: Fire Prevention View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 2201: Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 2202: Building Construction for Fire Protection View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 2204: Fire Protection Systems View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 5 credit hours
MAN 2150: Management & Organizational Behavior View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MAT 1270: Beginning Algebra View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SCC 1101: First Year Experience View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
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