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.
Licensed firefighters may be awarded an equivalent of 24 semester hours credit for completion of an approved Texas Commission on Fire Protection Academy (Firefighter Certification courses).
General Education Requirements (19 Semester Hours)