Fire Science Technology AAS

The Fire Science Technology AAS degree (AAS_FSCT) is offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-Montgomery. The Fire Science Technology Program has Additional Entrance Requirements. For more information, please contact the Fire Science Department.

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Program Description

The associate of applied science degree in fire science technology is designed to prepare graduates for employment in the fire service field. The program is also designed to provide opportunities for job advancement for currently employed fire fighters. Interested students
should contact fire science technology faculty for information regarding application and admission
to the program.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
FIRS 1301 Firefighter Certification I 3
FIRS 1407 Firefighter Certification II 4
FIRS 1313 Firefighter Certification III 3
FIRS 1319 Firefighter Certification IV 3
FIRT 1171 Firefighter Agility & Fitness Prep 1

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

14

Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
FIRS 1423 Fire Certification V 4
FIRS 1329 Fire Certification VI 3
FIRS 1433 Fire Certification VII 4
FIRT 2171 Firefighter Agility & Fitness II 1
FIRS/FIRT   Elective 3

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

15

Third Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician 5
EMSP 1160 Clinical - Basic EMT 1

TOTAL Third Semester Credits:

6

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
FIRT 2305 Fire Instructor I 3
MATH   (MATH 1314 or higher, 1342 preferred) 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness 1

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

13

Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
Elective1   Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Elective1   Social/Behavioral Science 3
FIRS/FIRT2   Elective in Fire Science 3
FIRT3 2380 Cooperative Education - Fire Protection 3

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

12

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for Fire Science AAS Degree:

60

  1. Choose from the AAS core
  2. Select from FIRS 2344
    FIRT 1303, 1305, 1307, 1338, 1342, 1343, 1345, 2305, 2307, 2309, 2333, 2345
  3. Capstone course