- Associate in Applied Science Degree
- Program location:
- South Omaha Campus
This degree provides a unique opportunity to build professional skills and expand career possibilities. Insurance investigators and adjusters, industrial safety specialists, fire protection system designers and professionals, and volunteer firefighters benefit from enrolling in the Fire Science Technology program.
|Total Credit Hours Required||107.5|
General Education Requirements - 27.0 credit hrs.
|ENGL 1220 Technical Writing||4.5|
|ENGL 1240 Oral and Written Reports||4.5|
|SPCH 1110 Public Speaking||4.5|
|HMRL 1010 Human Relations Skills||4.5|
|INFO 1001 Information Systems and Literacy||4.5|
|MATH 1240 Applied Mathematics||4.5|
Major Requirements for Fire Science Technology - 80.5 credit hrs.
|FIST 1000 Principles of Emergency Services||3.0|
|FIST 1020 Fire Behavior and Combustion||4.0|
|FIST 1040 Principles of Property and Casualty Insurance||3.0|
|FIST 1050 Building Construction Related to Fire Science||4.0|
|FIST 1060 Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services||3.0|
|FIST 1070 Fire Protection Systems||3.0|
|FIST 1080 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply||4.0|
|FIST 1090 Firefighter I||15.0|
|FIST 2000 Incident Command System||4.0|
|FIST 2010 Fire Investigation I||3.0|
|FIST 2020 Fire Prevention, Inspection and Codes||4.0|
|FIST 2050 Municipal Fire Administration||3.0|
|FIST 2060 Strategy and Tactics||4.0|
|FIST 2070 Hazardous Materials: Operations and Chemistry||5.0|
|FIST 2090 Firefighter II||8.0|
|HLTH 1000 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation||1.0|
|HLTH 1100 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic||9.5|
Students in the Fire Science Technology program also need to take Principles of Emergency Management and Leadership and Influence through the FEMA website. These are online courses and must be completed prior to graduation.