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Fire Protection Technology
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2013 - 2014
Fire Management Certificate
Fire Inspection Certificate
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Fire Protection Technology Degree (printable copy)
Effective Fall Semester 2013 - 20141
(A55240) Evening Program
5 Semesters
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HOURS

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CLASS

LAB

CREDIT

1 - Fall Semester, 2013

ACA 122 College Student Success 1 0 1

ENG 111

Expository Writing*

3

0

3

FIP 120

Introduction to Fire Protection

3

0

3

FIP 128

Detection and Investigation

3

0

3

FIP 132

Building Construction

3

0

3

FIP 236

Emergency Management

3

0

3

2 - Spring Semster, 2014

ENG 112

Argument-Based Research

3

0

3

FIP 124

Fire Prevention and Public Education

3

0

3

FIP 220

Fire Fighting Strategies

3

0

3

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Math Elective

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4

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Major Elective

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3

3 - Summer Term, 2014

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Humanities Elective

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3

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Social Science Elective (POL 120 recommended)

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3

4 - Fall Semester, 2014

FIP 228

Local Government Finance

3

0

3

FIP 230

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials I

5

0

5

FIP 256

Municipal Public Relations

3

0

3

FIP 276

Managing Fire Services

3

0

3

5 - Spring Semester, 2015

FIP 152

Fire Protection Law

3

0

3

FIP 232

Hydraulics and Water Distribution

2

2

3

FIP 240

Fire Service Supervision

3

0

3

FIP 248

Fire Service Personnel Administration

3

0

3

FIP 260

Fire Protection Planning

3

0

3

Total Semester Hours Required for an A.A.S. Degree 67

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A and RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, DMA 070, DMA 080 may be required based on placement test results.

Humanities Electives: Choose 3 hours from among the following: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117,  DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211

Social Science Electives: Choose 3 hours from among the following: ANT 210, ANT 220, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, GEO 112, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, HIS 236, POL 120, POL 220, PSY 150,  PSY 241, PSY 263, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225

Major Electives: Choose 3 hours from among the following: COE 110, COE 111, EMS 110, FIP 136, FIP 221, FIP 224, FIP 244, FIP 264, FIP 268, FIP 272

Math Electives: Choose 4 hours from among the following: MAT 140 and MAT 140 A; MAT 161 and MAT 161A; MAT 171 and MAT 171A

1The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary. 

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

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