2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 136

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
FireScienceTechnologyDegree
ASSOCIATEOFAPPLIEDSCIENCE
Thefire science technologydegree is designed for
individualswhowish to advance their careers in
firefighting. Students completing theFire andRescue
Academymay also apply their academy credits toward
completionof this degree. For those interested in a
career inwildlandfirefighting,we recommend this
degreewith additionalwildlandfirefighter certification
workshops.
DEGREEOUTCOMES
Students completing thedegreewill:
• Identify, classify, analyze, andwork in the elements of thedifferent
theaters of firefightingandprevention.
• Identifyandproperlyuse thevarious equipment needed in the
different theaters of firefighting.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
DIVERSITY..........................................................(3CREDITS)
Chooseadiversity coursewhich isalsoageneral education course.
COMMUNICATIONS/ENGLISH.....................6CREDITS
FINEARTS/HUMANITIES/
SOCIALSCIENCE................................................3CREDITS
HUMANRELATIONS........................................3CREDITS
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
SCIENCE................................................................3CREDITS
Recommended: CHEM100
U.S.ANDNEVADACONSTITUTIONS........3CREDITS
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS.............21CREDITS
COREREQUIREMENTS
EMS108 EMT I BasicTraining.......................................................6
FT101 Introduction toFireProtection. ...................................(3)
or
FT102 EntryLevel Firefighter. ................................................(3)
FT243 FirefightingTacticsandStrategy. ..................................3
TOTALCOREREQUIREMENTS.............12CREDITS
ELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS
Choose at least 27 credits from the following.
FS150 Physical FitnessandNutrition for FireService................3
FS241 FireCompanyOrganizationManagement......................3
FS285 SelectedTopics inFireScience................................ 0.5-6
FT106 Firefighter IAcademy...................................................12
FT109 Internship inFireScience...............................................5
FT110 BasicWildlandFirefighting............................................3
FT121 FirePrevention I.............................................................3
FT122 Codes/Ordinances I........................................................3
FT125 BuildConstruction I.......................................................3
FT131 HazardousMaterials......................................................3
FT206 Firefighter IIAcademy..................................................10
AnyFSor FT coursenot listedabove..............................3
TOTALELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS.....27CREDITS
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS...60CREDITS
Note:FireSciencestudentswithoutpriorfirescience
experiencemusttakeFT101priortoentering
academy.
Recommended courses are listed in the course sequence;
however, other coursesmay apply. Please see an advisor
or thedepartment.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
English
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Mathematics
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Core
EMS108
EMS IBasicTraining
6
Core
FT101
or
FT102
IntroductiontoFireProtection
or
EntryLevelFirefighter
3
Total 15
2ndSemester
Elective
Choosefrom list
9
Science
CHEM100 MoleculesandLife intheModern
World
3
FineArts/
Humanities/Social
Science/Diversity
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Total 15
SecondYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Elective
Choosefrom list
9
Communications/
Diversity
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Core
FT243
FirefightingTacticsandStrategy
3
Total 15
2ndSemester
Elective
Choosefrom list
9
HumanRelations
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
U.S.andNevada
Constitutions
Elective
Seeapproved list
3
Total 15
DegreeTotal 60
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