Plan Code: 2805
Students are educated and trained in the technical fields relating to fire and safety practices. This program also provides partial lower division preparation for the baccalaureate degree in this field. This Associate Degree will prepare students for entry to a fire academy and for career advancement for those already employed in a fire-related industry.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the ability to attain the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs).
- Explore the history, development, structure, and functions of the American fire service.
- Analyze, interpret, and evaluate prevention/protection/fire-fighting theories, policies, practices, and procedures to develop strategies to prevent, control, and fight fires.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Code Number||Course Title||Units|
|FIRE 1||Fire Protection Organization||3|
|FIRE 2||Fire Prevention Technology||3|
|FIRE 3||Fire Protection Equipment and Systems||3|
|FIRE 4||Building Construction||3|
|FIRE 5||Fire Behavior and Combustion||3|
|IN ADDITION, complete NINE (9) units from the following:|
|Emergency Medical Technician (4)|
|Emergency Medical Technician Laboratory (2)|
|Fire Hydraulics (3)|
|Hazardous Materials 1 (3)|
|Introduction to Fire Tactics & Strategy (3)|
|Intro to Fire Company Administration (3)|
|Rescue Practices (3)|
|Fire Apparatus and Equipment (3)|
|Hazardous Materials 2 (3)|
|Fundamentals of Fire Safety (3)|
|Firefighter I Physical Agility (0.5)|
|Introduction to Public Administration (3)|
|Complete one of the following: 1||19-39|
|Electives (as needed to reach 60 degree-applicable units) 2|
|Minimum Degree Total||60|
Units for the major may be double-counted for LBCC GE, CSU GE, or IGETC; see counselor for limitations.
Elective units from course(s) numbered 1-599, if needed, to reach 60 degree-applicable units.