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Associate in Science Degree Program

Fire Science and EMS

The Fire Technology and Administration Program provides advanced training and education that develops competent technicians who are, or will become, leaders in fire protection, prevention and administration. The program provides training and education for personnel of fire insurance companies and of industries involved in fire prevention and protection practices.

This program has been developed in cooperation with the Connecticut Fire Chiefs' Association, Connecticut Fire Marshals' Association, Connecticut Fire Department Instructors' Association, Connecticut State Firemen's Association, Public Safety Division of the Connecticut State Police Department, Factory Inspection Division of the Connecticut State Department of Labor, and Fire Insurance Companies.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to conduct research on specific topics related to the Fire Service
  2. Demonstrate the ability to analyze various theories, techniques, and research related to the Fire Service
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the various aspects of the Fire Service
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use technology to process information to identify and address problems
  5. Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills
  6. Demonstrate the ability to address problems while working as part of a team
Course of Study¹
First Semester
LECT
LAB
CR
Composition
3
0
3
Intro to Fire Technology
3
0
3
Intermediate Algebra
3
0
3
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Social Science Elective
3
0
3
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Fine Arts Elective
3
0
3
Second Semester
Literature and Composition
3
0
3
Public Speaking
3
0
3
Building Construction
3
0
3
Fire Prevention and Inspection
3
0
3
Concepts of Chemistry
3
2
4
Third Semester
Water Supply and Hydraulics
3
0
3
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
6
0
6
Introduction to Physics OR
3
3
4
General Physics I
3
3
4
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Social Science Elective
3
0
3
Fourth Semester
Codes and Standards
3
0
3
Municipal Fire Administration
3
0
3
Sprinklers & Fixed Extinguishing Systems
3
0
3
Strategy & Tactics
3
0
3
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Free Elective*
3
0
3

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pre-requisites and additional information.

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