Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.

The Fire Science programs are designed for students desiring to pursue a career in fire service, or are currently employed as career or volunteer firefighters who wish to gain college credit for their training and pursue a degree. For permission to enroll in any of the following programs, and for requirements to be admitted into the Fire Academy and start dates, students need to contact the program coordinator, Mark Stephenson, at 303.340.7222.

Degree Requirements: 62 credits

General Education Requirements: 18 credits

English and Communication

(6 credits)

ENG 121English Composition I (GT-CO1)

3

COM 125Interpersonal Communication

3

Mathematics

(4 credits)

MAT 120Mathematics for Liberal Arts: GT-MA1

4

Natural and Physical Sciences

(4 credits)

Select one GT-SC1 course:

AST 101Astronomy I with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

AST 102Astronomy II with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

BIO 105Science of Biology with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

BIO 111General College Biology I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

BIO 112General College Biology II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

BIO 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

BIO 202Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab(GT-SC1)

4

BIO 204Microbiology with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

BIO 208General College Microbiology with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

BIO 220General Zoology with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

BIO 221Botany with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

CHE 101Introduction to Chemistry I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

CHE 102Introduction to Chemistry II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

CHE 105Chemistry in Context (GT-SC1)

5

CHE 111General College Chemistry I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

CHE 112General College Chemistry II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

GEY 111Physical Geology, with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

GEY 112Historical Geology, with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

GEY 135Environmental Geology,with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

PHY 105Conceptual Physics, with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

PHY 107Energy Science and Technology, with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

PHY 111Physics: Algebra Based I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

PHY 112Physics: Algebra Based II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

PHY 211Physics: Calculus Based I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

PHY 212Physics: Calculus Based II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

SCI 155Integrated Science I - Physics and Chemistry (GT-SC1)

4

SCI 156Integrated Science II - Earth and Life Science (GT-SC1)

4

Other

(4 credits)

PED 110Fitness Center Activity I

1

CIS 118Introduction to PC Applications

3

Degree Requirements: 32 credits

FST 100Firefighter I

9

FST 102Principles/Emergency Services

3

FST 109Occupational Safety and Health for Fire

3

FST 209Fire Protection Systems

3

FST 105Building Construction for Fire Protection

3

FST 106Fire Prevention

3

FST 107Hazardous Materials Operations (Level I)

3

FST 170Clinical I

2

FST 253NIMS

3

Electives: 12 credits

Select any non-required FST or EMS courses.

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