2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Jun 30, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Fire Science (AAS) Two-Year (Fall) Plan


Degree Information  

Two-Year Plan (Spring)  

Pathways Information

Designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to enter the Fire Service. Successful completion of the program also provides the student with an opportunity to obtain Arizona state certifications for Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations and Fire Fighter I and II along with National Wildfire Coordinating Group certificates for: S-130, S-190, L-180, I-CS-100, and IS-700.

Semester 1 | 18 Credits

Course Number & Description

Credits

Semester

FSC 138 *

4 Fall, Spring
EMS 131 ** 8 Fall, Spring
ENG 101  3 Fall, Spring, Summer
FSC 104   3 Fall

*Prepare for the HazMat Awareness/Operations state certification exam

**Prepare for the National Registry EMT certification exam

Semester 2 | 15 Credits

Course Number & Description

Credits

Semester

FSC 180 

8 Spring
FSC 233  4 Spring
ENG 102    3 Fall, Spring, Summer

*Prepare for the Firefighter I and II state certification exam; optional ride-a-long

INTERMEDIATE FIRE SCIENCE CERTIFICATE

Semester 3 | 17 Credits

Course Number & Description

Credits

Semester

FSC 135  

3 Fall
FSC 145    3 Spring
MAT 140    5 Fall, Spring, Summer
Arts & Humanities Course 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Social & Behavioral Sciences Course 3 Fall, Spring, Summer

 

Semester 4 | 13 Credits

Course Number & Description

Credits

Semester

FSC 110  

3 Spring
FSC 235   3 Spring
FSC 241   3 Spring
Physical & Biological Science Course   4 Fall, Spring

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

AAS FIRE SCIENCE DEGREE

 

Milestones

Less than 15 Credits
  • Explore track options (Fire Science or EMT/Paramedicine)
  • Advising Milestone - Know degree or certificate requirements
During 15-30 Credits
  • Select a track from the options (Fire Science or EMT/Paramedicine)
  • Advising Milestone - Explore careers related to degree 
  • Create a resume
  • Attend a Fire Science Networking event
During 30-45 Credits
  • Explore internship options
  • Revise resume
  • Explore Graduation requirements
  • Advising Milestone - Know the requirements for degree completion
  • Attend a Fire Science Networking event
Last Semester
  • Apply for Graduation
  • Attend a Fire Science Networking event