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Program Snapshot
Academic CredentialAssociate in Science (AS)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayPublic Safety
Related ProgramsFirefighting, V.C.
AdvisorKevin Granberg
Coordinator, Fire Science Programs
850.769.1551 ext 5606

Senior Administrative AssistantVictoria Byrd
850.769.1551 ext 5615
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Degree Audit

Fire Science Technology, AS (FIRE-AS)

Communications Area
Humanities Area
Mathematics Area
Natural Sciences Area
Social Sciences Area
Technical Electives Inspection and/or Tactics Courses
Total Degree Hours60

Inspection Courses

  • 2# FFP1510, Building and Fire Codes, 3 crs.
  • 2# FFP2521, Blueprint Reading and Plans Exam, 3 crs.

Tactics Courses

  • # FFP1302, Fire Apparatus Operations, 3 crs.
  • # FFP1301, Firestream Hydraulics, 3 crs.
  • 1# FFP2811, Firefighting Strat. and Tactics II, 3 crs.

Technical Electives

  • Any FFP Fire Science Course
  • # EMS1119, Emergency Medical Technician, 5 crs.
  • # EMS1401, Emergency Med. Tech. Lab, 4 crs.
  • # EMS1335, Emergency Vehicle Operator I, 1 cr.
  • 1# FFP2740, Fire Science Instructor Techniques, 3 crs.
  • 3# FFP1741, Fire Service Course Design, 3 crs.
  • 3# FFP2706, Public Information Officer, 3 crs.
  • 3# FFP2770, Ethical & Legal Issues of the Fire Service, 3 crs.
  • 3# FFP2793, Fire & Life Safety Educator I, 3 crs.
  • FFP1140, 1st Responder, 3 crs.

FFMS (with passing SCE), 3 crs.
FFMS refers to State of Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards Training programs.

SCE refers to the state certification examinations.

Other training programs will be evaluated by the designated advisor.

1 = Fire Officer I
2 = Fire Inspector
3 = Fire Officer II

• General Education Core.
+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.
# Applies to AS degree and certificate programs.
= Career Certificate course.
* Minimum grade of "C" required.
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