Cochise College

CATALOG 2013-14

Fire Science Technology - Associate of Applied Science (Major Code - FST)

The Fire Science Technology Associate of Applied Science degree prepares students for a career in the fire service. Coursework covers safety, fitness, wildland firefighting, fire rescue and hazmat operations, ladder and hose procedures, fire service apparatus, and emergency medical and support services. Students acquire field experience in fire science technology. Emphasis is on applied learning.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

18-19 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 123 or higher

3-4

Liberal arts

 

6

Technology literacy

CIS 116 or CIS 120 ( CIS 1120)

3

CORE CURRICULUM

37-39 CREDITS

Emergency Medical Technician

EMT 174

8

Firefighter Safety and Entry-Level
Operations

FST 101

6

Fire Rescue Operation

FST 102

4

Firefighter Ground Ladders and
Hose Procedures

FST 103

4

Fire Support Services

FST 104

4

Firefighter Fitness I

FST 113

3

Firefighter Fitness II

FST 114

3

Fire Service Apparatus Driver/Operator

FST 115

3

Field Experience in Fire Science
Technology

FST 224

2-4

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)

 

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS