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.

Program Plan

Prerequisite Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3

TOTAL Prerequisite Semester Credits:

6

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course 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

Course 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
FIRT/FIRS1   Elective 3

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

15

Third Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
EMSP2 1501 Emergency Medical Technician OR 5
FIRT2   Elective  
EMSP2 1160 Clinical - Basic EMT OR 1
FIRT2   Elective  

TOTAL Third Semester Credits:

6

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
Elective3   Core Elective 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computers 3
FIRT 1315 Hazardous Materials I 3
FIRT 1319 Firefighter Health and Safety 3
Elective3   SPCH Elective 3

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

15

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
Elective3   Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Elective3   Social/Behavioral Science 3
FIRT 1327 Building Construction in the Fire Service 3
FIRT   Elective 3
FIRT4 2380 Cooperative Education - Fire Protection 3

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

15

 

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for Fire Science AAS Degree:

71

  1. Select from FIRT 1303, 1305, 1307, 1338, 1342, 1343, 1345, 1391, 2305, 2307, 2309, 2333, 2345 or FIRS 2344.
  2. EMSP 1501 & 1160 must be taken as co-requisites for a total of 6 credits or 6 hours of FIRT electives may be taken
  3. Choose from the AAS core requirements.
  4. Capstone course
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