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Fire Science Technology - AAS

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Gateway Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 4302037019

Course Title Credits
General Education
Quantitative Reasoning3
Natural Sciences3
Social/Behavioral Sciences3
Written Communication3
Technical or Support Courses
Core Technical Courses
Digital Literacy Course or demonstrated competency0-3
FIR 101Basic Firefighting I3
FIR 102Basic Firefighting II3
FIR 103Basic Firefighting III3
FIR 104Basic Firefighting IV3
FIR 105Fire Suppression3
FIR 106Intro to Special Responses3
FIR 107Intro to Rescue & Patient Care3
Select one of the following two options:6
Option 1
Emergency Medical Technician
Option 2
Emergency Medical Responder
FIR 200-Level Elective
Select 18-19 credit hours from the following 23 options:18-19
Fire Instructor I
FIR 203
Fire Officer I
FIR 206
Fire Officer III
Fire Officer IV
Aircraft Rescue Firefighting
Driver/Operator - Pumper
Driver/Operator - Aerial
Emergency Medical Responder
Hazardous Materials Technician
Special Topics in Fire Science
Fire Inspector I
Principles of Emergency Services
Building Construction
Fire Behavior and Combustion
Fire Service Safety & Wellness
Fire Prevention
FIR 265
Fire Service Legal Aspects
Fire Service Administration
Strategy and Tactics
Total Credits60-64

Note: All FIR courses are available in modules; see course description section.