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Degree/Certificate Program

Associates Degree in Fire Science:

The Fire Technology curriculum was developed jointly by the Curriculum Committee of the California Fire Chief's Association and the College Advisory Committee.  This program is intended for Firefighters, Fire Officers, and interested students.  To acquire a degree with a major in Fire Technology, it is necessary to complete the graduation requirements below:


Certificate of Achievement: Completion of all six (6) required courses and any six (6) units of Fire Electives

Associate of Science Degree:  Completion of all six (6) Required Courses, any six (6) Fire Electives,

and complete the Rio Hondo College general education graduation requirements.


Certificate/Degree Advising Form


Required Courses:

FTEC 101

FTEC 102

FTEC 103

FTEC 104

FTEC 105

FTEC 106



Fire Electives:

FAC 043

FTEC 044

FTEC 045

FTEC 107

FTEC 108

FTEC 109

FTEC 110

FTEC 111

FTEC 112

FTEC 114

FTEC 117

FTEC 121

EMT 093

ET 230

WFT 101

FAC 118

Course Name:

Fire Protection Organization

Principals of Fire and Emergency Services and Safety

Fire Behavior and Combustion

Fire Prevention Technology

Building Construction for Fire Protection

Fire Protection Equipment & Systems



Course Name:

Advanced Fire Courses

Physical Fitness and Ability for the Firefighter

Firefighter Entrance Examination Techniques

Hazardous Materials I

Hazardous Materials II

Fire Fighting Tactics & Strategy

Rescue Practices

Fire Hydraulics

Fire Apparatus & Equipment

Fire Investigation

Fire Service Management, Safety, and Wellness

Emergency Response

Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Wildland Fire Behavior

Firefighter-1 Basic Fire Academy

Units:

  

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Units:

Varies

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For additional information regarding Degree requirements in Fire Technology, contact Dr. Jennifer Fernandez