Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook Program: Fire Science Technology, A.A.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.

The fire science technology program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for fire service employment or job advancement within the profession, or for transfer to a four-year school for additional training in fire science management.

Recommended Curriculum

General Education (Minimum 17 credits)

General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.

1. Exploration and Participation

(One course minimum)

  • Science


  • Mathematics- 1000 level or higher

2. Communication

(One course minimum)

  • Written or Spoken Communication

3. Relationship with the World

(One course minimum)

  • Human Behavior
  • U.S. and Wyoming constitutions (3CR) required
  • Cultural Environment

4. General Education Electives

  • Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.

5. Physical Education (1CR)

Major Requirements (Minimum 30 credits fire science)

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
FIRE 1500 - Introduction to Fire Science (3CR)
FIRE 1510 - Fire Fighting Strategy and Tactics I (3CR)
FIRE 1520 - Fire Fighting Strategy and Tactics II (3CR)
FIRE 1550 - Causes and Investigation (3CR)
FIRE 1670 - Basic Emergency Care/First Responder (3CR)
FIRE 1700 - Fundamentals of Fire Prevention (3CR)
FIRE 1760 - Building Construction (3CR)
FIRE 1810 - Introduction to Wildland Fire Fighting (3CR)
FIRE 1818 - Wildland Leadership (3CR)
FIRE 1830 - Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (3CR)
FIRE 2515 - Advanced Firefighting (3CR)
FIRE 2525 - Rescue Practices for the Fire Service (3CR)
FIRE 2530 - Hazardous Materials (3CR)
FIRE 2560 - Apparatus and Procedures (3CR)
FIRE 2570 - Managing Fire Service (3CR)
FIRE 2960 - Firefighter Development (3CR)
FIRE 2970 - Fire Service Field Internship (3CR)
  • Electives (13CR)
  • Note:

    The normal length of this program is two academic years at 15-17 credit hours per semester.

    Graduation Requirements:

    A minimum of 60 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Information” and “Degree Requirements.”

    Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Associate Degree in Nursing.