2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 135

B-135 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
FireScienceTechnology
FIRESCIENCETECHNOLOGY -CERTIFICATEOFACHIEVEMENT
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Learnabout thedifferent theaters of firefightingandprevention.
• Identifyandproperlyuse thedifferent equipment needed in the
different theaters of firefighting.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
EMS108EmergencyMedical Technician IBasic
Training is strongly recommended in addition to the
other requirements.
COMMUNICATIONS.........................................3CREDITS
HUMANRELATIONS........................................3CREDITS
Recommended:MGT212
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS...............9CREDITS
COREREQUIREMENTS
FS241 FireCompanyOrganizationManagement......................3
FT101 Introduction toFireProtection. .....................................3
FT125 BuildConstruction I.......................................................3
FT131 HazardousMaterials......................................................3
FT243 FirefightingTacticsandStrategy. ..................................3
TOTALCOREREQUIREMENTS.............15CREDITS
ELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS
Six additional credits required. Choose from the
followingor other FS courses listed in the catalog.
FS285 SelectedTopics inFireScience................................ 0.5-6
FT110 BasicWildlandFirefighting............................................3
FT121 FirePrevention I.............................................................3
FT122 Codes/Ordinances I........................................................3
TOTALELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS........6CREDITS
TOTALCERTIFICATE
REQUIREMENTS..................................30CREDITS
Firesciencestudentswithoutpriorfireservice
experiencemusttakeFT101IntroductiontoFire
Protectionbeforeenteringthefireacademy.
The curriculum followsNationalWildlandCooperation
Group standards.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
For a suggestedprogram sequence, please contact the
academic advisement office at 775-673-7062.
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