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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Firefighter EMT (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Technical Studies
Division: Business and Public Services

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description:

Basic and intermediate instruction in fire suppression, fire chemistry and behavior, rescue, firefighting tools, appliances, equipment, built-in fire suppression systems and firefighting safety and survival. Three classroom, eight lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: Other (Approval of Fire Coordinator)

Description:

Advanced instruction in fire-suppression operations, fire chemistry and behavior, rescue, firefighting tools, appliances, equipment, built-in fire suppression systems and firefighting safety and survival. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: FST 1101 or FST 1102 and Approval of Department

Description:

Sixteen hour course meeting the requirements of the State of Ohio, Division of Emergency Medical Services for emergency vehicle drivers education.

Prerequisites: Other (Must have a valid motor vehicle operators license)

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: The Emergency Medical Technician Lecture provides students with the didactic information needed to understand the care of the sick and injured at the emergency medical technician level. The EMS program is accredited by the Ohio Division of EMS, Department of Public Safety. Accreditation number 326.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and Approval of Division Advisor and Other (18 years old)

Corequisites: EMS 1155

Description: The Emergency Medical Technician Laboratory provides students with the psychomotor information needed to understand the care of the sick and injured at the emergency medical technician level. Student will attend a total of 64 hours of laboratory time. The EMS program is accredited by the Ohio Division of EMS, Department of Public Safety. Accreditation number 326.

Corequisites: EMS 1150

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description:

Mathematics of finance, mathematics of trade, payroll, taxes, insurance, elementary statistics. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Program elective: Choose MAT 1120, MAT 1130, or Any Mathematics, Statistics & Logic elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or DEV 0054 or Other (satisfactory score on Sinclair Community College English placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

Summer Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Overview of philosophical and ethical dimensions of the environmental crisis, such as environmental politics, animal rights and nonwestern views.

Notes: Program elective: HUM 1135 or any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

 

Term hours subtotal:

9

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Hours
 

Description: Management, supervision and leadership of the fire company. This course meets the requirements of National Fire Protection Association 1021, Fire Officer I.

Prerequisites: FST 1101

Description:

The first course in a two-semester sequence studying the structure and function of the human body. Topics include introductory terminology, biochemistry, cytology, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system and the endocrine system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1130

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: The Live Fire Instructor course certifies firefighters to be a live fire instructor. In order for a firefighter to teach in a live fire environment, they must take both Fire Instructor (FST 2209) and Live Fire Instructor (FST 1403). This course will go beyond the NFPA 1403 standards and focus on the how-to aspects of conducting valuable live fire training evolutions in a safe and compliant manner. Four lab hour per week.

Prerequisites: FST 1102 and FST 1103 and FST 2209 and Approval of Department

Notes: Program elective: PSY 1100 or any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.