Fire Science Technology AAS Degree
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Credits earned in the Basic Structural Firefighter Certificate Level I program may be applied to this degree.
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, and LSC-Montgomery
- Fire Science Department
The associate of applied science degree in fire science technology is designed to enhance firefighters’ knowledge base and help students obtain advancement opportunities in the fire service field. The program is also designed to provide opportunities for job advancement for currently employed fire fighters. The structural firefighting certificate is for students wanting to pursue entry-level opportunities as fire fighters. Interested students should contact fire science technology faculty for information regarding application and admission to the program.
Please contact Mike Naglieri at Michael.A.Naglieri@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.5902 for more information.
Please contact Jason DeVries at Jason.DeVries@LoneStar.edu or call 281.318.4334 for more information.
Please contact David Griffin at David.K.Griffin@LoneStar.edu or call 281.210.5831 for more information.
Credits earned in the Basic Structural Firefighter Certificate Level I program may be applied to this degree.
|First Semester Courses||14 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|
|Second Semester Courses||15 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|
|Third Semester Courses||6 Credits|
|EMSP 1501-and-EMSP 1160-or-FIRS/FIRT||Emergency Medical Technician-and-Clinical - Basic EMT-or-6-hours of any FIRS/FIRT Electives||6|
|First Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|GOVT 2306||Texas Government||3|
|FIRT 2305||Fire Instructor I||3|
|PHED 1164||Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness||1|
|Second Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|FIRS/FIRT||Elective in Fire Science2||3|
|FIRT 2380||Cooperative Education - Fire Protection3||3|
|Fire Science AAS Degree Program Total||60 Credits|
Median wage: $50,1481
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
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Average full-time tuition is $800 per semester.
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Lone Star College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College to award Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees.