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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Fire Protection Technology (A.A.S.)

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Program Advisor: Dennis Eaves, 335-4306 (dseaves@actx.edu) or contact Claudia Arnold, 335-4301 (caarnold@actx.edu)

Associate in Applied Science
Major Code - FIRS.AAS

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

Related Required 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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