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Fire Protection Technology- AAS

FIRE PROTECTION TECHNOLOGY

FIRE PROTECTION TECHNOLOGY AAS

 

The Associate of Applied Science in Fire Protection Technology is a 60 semester hour program designed for students interested in a career in the fire protection field, either as a professional firefighter or as a fire protection technician. This degree program enables students to become eligible for the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Fire Officer 1, Basic Fire Inspector, and Basic Fire/Arson Investigator certifications after successfully completing a TCFP skills examination. Graduates of any Texas Fire Commission certified Basic Firefighter Academy who successfully pass the State Certification Exam and complete a minimum of 12 semester hours required in the TVCC AAS Fire Protection Technology degree may be granted 12 semester hours of credit. Some students may be eligible for tuition and lab fee exemption if certain requirements are met. Students should contact the Terrell Campus Guidance Office for more information about the Fire Science program.

 

 

Freshmen Year – First Semester

ENGL 1301

English Composition I

3

ECON 2301

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

MATH 1332

Contemporary Math I

3

FIRT 1319

Firefighter Health & Safety

3

FIRT 1327

Building Const in Fire Science

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

 

Freshmen Year – Second Semester

 

Land, Phil & Culture/Creative Arts

3

 

SPCH 1315 or 1321

3

FIRT 1305

Public Education Programs

3

FIRT 1315

Hazardous Material I

3

FIRT 2309

Firefighting Strategies and Tactics I

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

 

Sophomore Year – First Semester

GOVT 2305

U.S. Government and Constitution

3

FIRT 1303

Fire and Arson Investigation 1

3

FIRT 1307

Fire Prevention Codes/Inspections

3

FIRT 2331

Firefighting Strategies and Tactics 2

3

 

Electives or Coop**

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

 

Sophomore Year – Second Semester

 

EDUC/PSYC 1300

3

FIRT 1309

Fire Administration 1

3

FIRT 1311

Fire Service Hydraulics

3

FIRT 1338

Fire Protection Systems

3

 

Elective or Coop

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Total Hours…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….60

 

*This program is not designed for transfer.

**It is recommended students consider Emergency Medical Technology as an elective. Other approved electives: HMSY 1337, HMSY 1340, HMSY 1341, HMSY 1342, HMSY 2337

 

***Subject to approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Posted Date:
10/25/2017 2:23:40 PM

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