Fire Technology A.S. Degree  — PENDING UPDATES

The A.S. Degree requires 18 units (minimum) in the major plus general education requirements listed in the Yuba College General Catalog. Students are advised to consult with a counselor for assistance in planning.

Associate Of Science in Fire Technology

Major – 15 Units Minimum:

Course Units
FIRTC 1 – Fire Protection Organization
3
FIRTC 2 – Fire Prevention Technology
3
FIRTC 3 – Fire Protection Equipment and Systems
3
FIRTC 4 – Building Construction for Fire Protection
3
FIRTC 5 – Fire Behavior and Combustion
3
FIRTC 6 – Principles of Fire & Emergency Svcs 3
Course Units
Additional Recommended Courses:
BCA 15R – Business Computer Applications
3
BIOL 5 – Human Physiology
4
CHEM 2A – Into to Chemistry
5
EMT 61 Emergency Medical Technician I
4
OA 15A or 15R – Elementary Typewriting
3
CWEE 45R – Occupational Work Experience
1-4

Fire Technology (Certificate of Completion)

Course Units
FIRTC 1 – Fire Protection Organization
3
FIRTC 2 – Fire Prevention Technology
3
FIRTC 3 – Fire Protection Equipment and Systems
3
FIRTC 4 – Building Construction for Fire Protection
3
FIRTC 5 – Fire Behavior and Combustion
3
Plus, select 6 or more units from the following:
Course Units
AJ 10 – Introduction to Law Enforcement
3
ENGL 1A – Reading/Composition
3
ENGL 51 – Basic Composition/Reading or ENGL 51L College Composition/Reading
3
SPEECH 1 – Public Speaking
3

Total Units Required: 30 Units

Other Certificates of Training Offered

  • First Responder
  • Hazardous Materials

Fire Technology
Associate of Science = 61 Units

Semester
#1
Semester
#2
Semester
#3
Semester #4 Total Units
Fire Tech 1 (major req.)
3 units
Fire Tech 2 (major req.)
3 units
Fire Tech 3 (major req.)
3 units
Fire Tech 4 (major req.)
3 units
12
English 1A
4 units
English 1B
3 units
Speech 1
3 units
Fire Tech 5
(major req.)
3 units
13
Geography 1
3 units
Poly Science 1
3 units
Math 52
4 units
Gen. Bus. 25
3 units
13
Health 1
3 units
Hist. 17a or 17b 3 units Human 5
3 units
EMT
6 units
15
Biology 4
4 units
Biology 15
4 units
    8
17 Units 16 Units 13 Units 15 Units 61 Total Units

Certificate Of Completion = 30 Units

1 2 3 4 5 Total Units
Fire Tech 1 (major req.)
3 units
Fire Tech 2 (major req.)
3 units
Fire Tech 3 (major req.)
3 units
Fire Tech 4 (major req.)
3 units
Fire Tech 5 (major req.)
3 units
15
English 1A
4 units
English 1B
3 units
Speech 1
3 units
Electives
5 Units
  15
7 Units 6 Units 6 Units 8 Units 3 Units 30 Total Units