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2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Fire Protection Technology (A.A.S.)


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Program Advisor: Contact Dennis Eaves, 335-4306 (dseaves@actx.edu) or Joel de la Fuente, 371-5913 (j0252841@actx.edu)

Associate in Applied Science
Major Code - FIRS.AAS
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This is a two-year program leading to an associate degree in applied science. The program is designed for students interested in a career in the fire protection field, either as a professional firefighter or as a fire protection technician in industry. The courses will aid the professional firefighter in achieving promotion and advancement within his/her profession. Volunteer firefighter will find the courses beneficial in upgrading their service to the community.

Certified firefighters may be awarded an equivalent of 16 semester hours credit for completion of an approved Texas Commission on Fire Protection Academy (Firefighter Certification courses).

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (15 Semester Hours)


Communications - 3 Hours


Social/Behavioral Science - 3 Hours


Life & Physical Sciences/Mathematics - 3 Hours


Language, Philosophy & Culture/Creative Arts - 3 Hours


Institutional Requirement - 3 Hours


Recommended Courses (0-2 Semester Hours)


Complete a sufficient number of elective hours to meet the 60 semester hour requirement for the degree.

Total (60 Semester Hours)


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