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  Dec 14, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Fire Protection Technology (A.A.S.)

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Program Advisor: Contact Dennis Eaves, 335-4306 ( or Joel de la Fuente, 371-5913 (

Associate in Applied Science
Major Code - FIRS.AAS

Prepares students interested in a career in the fire protection field, either as a professional firefighter or as a fire protection technician in industry. Courses aid the professional firefighter in achieving promotion and advancement within the profession. Volunteer firefighters 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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