Programs

Fire Technology A.S. Degree

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
Additional Recommended Courses:
Course Units
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

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