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Associate in Science Degree Program

Fire Science and EMS: Emergency Management Response Option

This option of the Fire Science and EMS degree program will familiarize firefighters with the science of planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters.

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 Emergency Management Response
  2. Demonstrate the ability to analyze various theories, techniques, and research related to Emergency Management Response
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the various aspects of Emergency Management Response
  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
___ ___
Social Science Elective
3
0
3
___ ___
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
Codes and Standards
3
0
3
Introduction to Physics OR
3
3
4
General Physics I
3
3
4
Principles of Emergency Mgt. & Homeland Security
3
0
3
___ ___
Social Science Elective
3
0
3
Fourth Semester
Municipal Fire Administration
3
0
3
Sprinklers & Fixed Extinguishing Systems
3
0
3
Strategy & Tactics
3
0
3
Local Integrated Emg. Mgt. & Homeland Security
3
0
3
Special Topics in Emg. Mgt. & Homeland Security
3
0
3

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pre-requisites and additional information.

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