AAS Fire Rescue Science Technology

Degree Requirements

1. FRS denotes a collegiate formatted course for 3 or more credit hours
2. FRT denotes a fractional credit course
3. The FRS course titles are only for the purpose of indicating level of material
4. You will note many courses show little, if any, hours listed in the skills section. As will all Fire Rescue Training Courses, at lease 50% of training hours are hands on work where students are learning by doing under the guidance of an instructor. The accreditation agency views skill hours as those hours in a training program where a student is practicing tasks with little if any instruction being provided by an instructor. Hours listed under lecture will include both classroom and hands on instruction.

 

Notes to table:

 

1. FRS + 3-digit denotes a collegiate formatted course for 3 or more credit hours

 

2. FRS + 4-digit denotes a fractional credit course

 

3. The FRS course titles are only for the purpose of indicating level of material

 

4. You will note many courses show little, if any, hours listed in the skills section. As will all Fire Rescue Training Courses, at lease 50% of training hours are hands on work where students are learning by doing under the guidance of an instructor. The accreditation agency views skill hours as those hours in a training program where a student is practicing tasks with little if any instruction being provided by an instructor. Hours listed under lecture will include both classroom and hands on instruction.

 

5. 18-22 credit hours in General Education classes are required for this Degree in the following areas:

 

Introduction to Computers 3 hours
Humanities / Oral Communications 3 hours
Mathematics 3 hours
Science 3-4 hours
Social Interaction 3-4 hours
Writing / Accessing Information 3 hours

 

CORE COURSES

 

FRS 101 INTRODUCTION TO FIRE SERVICE 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 1011 Fire Department Organization 10 0.7
FRS 1012 Fire Behavior 4 0.3
FRS 1013 Firefighter Safety 6 0.4
FRS 1014 Personal Protective Equipment 12 0.8
FRS 1015 Portable Fire Extinguishers 3 0.2
FRS 1016 Fire Hose, Appliances and Streams 10 0.6

 

FRS 102 FIREFIGHTERS BASIC SKILLS I 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 1021 Ropes 3 0.2
FRS 1022 Ladders 9 0.6
FRS 1023 Aircraft Rescue 6 0.4
FRS 1024 Rescue 6 0.4
FRS 1025 First Aid 4 0.3
FRS 1026 Bloodborne Pathogens 4 0.3
FRS 1027 Emergency Disaster Planning 2 0.1
FRS 1028 Forcible Entry 3 0.2
FRS 1029 CPR 8 0.5

 

FRS 103 FIREFIGHTERS BASIC SKILLS II 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 1031 Building Construction 10 0.6
FRS 1032 Wildland Fire Suppression Operations 8 0.5
FRS 1033 Fire Control 21 1.4
FRS 1034 Ventilation 6 0.5

 

FRS 104 FIREFIGHTERS INTERMEDIATE SKILLS I 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 1041 Water Supply 6 0.4
FRS 1042 Foam Fire Streams 3 0.2
FRS 1043 Salvage 4 0.3
FRS 1044 Overhaul 2 0.1
FRS 1045 Fire Alarm and Communications 3 0.2
FRS 1046 Hazardous Materials Awareness 8 0.5
FRS 1047 Hazardous Materials Operations 16 1.1
FRS 1048 Sprinklers 3 0.2

 

FRS 105 FIREFIGHTERS INTERMEDIATE SKILLS II 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 1051 Fire Department Organization 4 0.3
FRS 1052 Fire Behavior II 6 0.4
FRS 1053 Personal Protective Equipment 8 0.5
FRS 1054 Fire Hose, Appliances and Streams 10 0.6
FRS 1055 Ropes II 10 0.7
FRS 1056 Forcible Entry II 7 0.5

 

FRS 201 FIREFIGHTERS ADVANCED SKILLS 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 2011 Firefighter Safety II 4 0.3
FRS 2012 Ladders II 11 0.7
FRS 2013 Rescue II 4 0.3
FRS 2014 Ventilation II 4 0.3
FRS 2015 Fire Control 9 0.6
FRS 2016 Emergency Disaster Planning II 13

0.8

 

FRS 202 FIREFIGHTERS ADVANCED SKILLS II 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 2021 Portable Extinguishers II 2 0.1
FRS 2022 Water Supply II 12 0.8
FRS 2023 Pumper Operations 17 1.1
FRS 2024 Foam Fire Streams II 1 0.1
FRS 2025 Salvage II 1 0.1
FRS 2026 Fire Prevention, Public Education, and Fire Cause Determination 12 0.8

 

FRS 203 FIREFIGHTERS ADVANCED SKILLS III 90 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 2031 Pump Operations II 8 0.5
FRS 2032 Drivers Training 12 0.8
FRS 2033 Overhaul II 3 0.2
FRS 2034 Fire Alarm and Communications II 5 0.3
FRS 2035 Sprinklers 7 0.5
FRS 2036 Practicum 55 0.7

 

FRS 204 EMT FIRST RESPONDER 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HRS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 204 First Responder (EMS) 45 3.0

 

FRS 205 FIRE OFFICER I 75 CLOCK HRS 5 CREDIT HRS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 2051 Fire prevention, Public Education and Fire Cause Determination 8 0.5
FRS 2052 Firefighter Survival and Rescue 16 1.1
FRS 2053 Hazardous Materials Technician 51 3.4

 

FRS 206 FIRE OFFICER II 180 CLOCK HRS 8 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 2061 Emergency Medical Technician 150 6.0
FRS 2062 Managing Company Tactical Operations: Decision Making 14 1.0
FRS 2063 Instructional Techniques For Company Officers 16 1.0

 

FRS 207 FIRE OFFICER III 90 CLOCK HRS 6 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBER COURSE CLOCK HRS CREDIT HRS
FRS 2071 Company Officer 52 3.5
FRS 2072 Incident Command System 14 0.9
FRS 2073 Leadership: Strategies for Company Success 12 0.8
FRS 2074 Fire / Arson Detection 12 0.8

 

 

 

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