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Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science - Online

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  • Objectives
    Modeled on the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) national curriculum, the Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science is designed to provide students with foundational skills in firefighter safety, building codes, fire prevention, code inspection, and firefighting strategy and tactics. The degree serves fire service professionals seeking enhanced skills and a broad spectrum of knowledge in the field of fire science.
  • Course description
     Program Highlights

    The program explores technical, legal, and social aspects of arson, the application of technology to firefighting, and the psychological effects of fire dynamics. The curriculum includes:

        * Analytical approaches to fire protection and investigation
        * Disaster and fire defense planning
        * Hazardous materials management
        * The role of the fire service within the community

    CORE

    Courses      Credits
    Communication Course     5
    Mathematics Course     5
    Communication Course     5

    MAJOR

    Courses      Credits
    Academic Strategies for the Fire Science and Emergency Management Student     5
    Fire Behavior and Combustion     5
    Building Construction for Fire Protection     5
    Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply     5
    Fire Protection Systems     5
    Fire Prevention Practices     5
    Strategy and Tactics     5
    Associate’s Capstone in Fire Science     5

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