A.A.S., Fire Science

Students must earn a C- or better in each course.

Concentrations: Hazardous Materials Control, Municipal Fire Control, Public Safety and Wildland Fire Control

Hazardous Materials Control

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 69 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
EMS F170EMT: Emergency Medical Technician I6
FIRE F110Introduction to Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response3
FIRE F121Fire Behavior and Combustion3
FIRE F131Firefighter I, Series I3
FIRE F133Firefighter I, Series II3
FIRE F135Firefighter I, Series III3
FIRE F137Firefighter I, Series IV3
FIRE F203Hazardous Materials Chemistry I3
FIRE F207Hazardous Materials Technician3
FIRE F210Fire Administration I3
FIRE F220Emergency Services Safety, Health and Survival3
Select 9 credits from the following:9
Building and Fire Codes
Advanced Hazardous Materials Technician
Methods of Instruction for Emergency Services Training
FIRE F293
Special Topics
General Electives6
Total Credits51

Note: Program electives and general electives must be approved by the student’s advisor.

Municipal Fire Control

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 69 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
EMS F170EMT: Emergency Medical Technician I6
FIRE F101Principles of Emergency Services3
FIRE F105Fire Prevention3
FIRE F107Strategy and Tactics3
FIRE F117Rescue Practices3
FIRE F121Fire Behavior and Combustion3
FIRE F131Firefighter I, Series I3
FIRE F133Firefighter I, Series II3
FIRE F135Firefighter I, Series III3
FIRE F137Firefighter I, Series IV3
FIRE F202Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply3
FIRE F203Hazardous Materials Chemistry I3
FIRE F206Building Construction for Fire Protection3
FIRE F210Fire Administration I3
FIRE F214Fire Protection Systems3
Program Electives
Select 6 credits from the following: 6
Fire Apparatus and Equipment
Fire Investigations I
Wildland Firefighter I
Hazardous Materials Technician
Building and Fire Codes
Methods of Instruction for Emergency Services Training
Advanced Rescue Practices
Firefighter II
EMT: Emergency Medical Technician II
Total Credits54

Note: Program electives must be approved by the student’s advisor.

Public Safety

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 68 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
AVTY F231/EMS F257Arctic Survival3
EMS F170EMT: Emergency Medical Technician I6
EMS F176Aeromedical Evacuations in Alaska1
FIRE F101Principles of Emergency Services3
FIRE F105Fire Prevention3
FIRE F117Rescue Practices3
FIRE F127Vessel Safety: Emergency Equipment, Procedures and Drills1
FIRE F131Firefighter I, Series I3
FIRE F133Firefighter I, Series II3
FIRE F135Firefighter I, Series III3
FIRE F137Firefighter I, Series IV3
FIRE F218Advanced Rescue Practices3
JUST F110XIntroduction to Justice3
JUST F340Rural Justice in Alaska3
JUST F358Juvenile Delinquency3
Program Electives
Select 9 credits from the following: 9
EMT: Emergency Medical Technician II
Fire Investigations I
Wildland Firefighter I
Building and Fire Codes
Methods of Instruction for Emergency Services Training
Police Problems
Criminal Law
Procedural Law
Total Credits53

Note: Program electives must be approved by the student’s advisor.

Wildland Fire Control

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 63 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
EMS F170EMT: Emergency Medical Technician I6
FIRE F151Wildland Firefighter I3
FIRE F152Wildland Firefighter II3
FIRE F153Wildland Firefighter III2
FIRE F154Basic Wildland Fire Safety1.5
FIRE F155Wildland Fire Behavior I2
FIRE F157Wildland Air Operations3
FIRE F159Wildland Fire Urban Interface Operations2
FIRE F176Wildland Fire Ignition Operations1
FIRE F251Wildland Firefighter IV3
FIRE F252Wildland Fire Prevention I3
FIRE F254Incident Finance and Administration1.5
FIRE F255Wildland Fire Behavior II2
Program Electives
Select 15 credits from the following: 15
Incident Logistics Function
Wildland Fire Dispatch I
ICS and the Incident Planning Function
Incident Information
Methods of Instruction for Emergency Services Training
Wildland Fire Investigation I
Wildland Fire Helicopter Management
Wildland Fire Tactical Operations
Incident Business Practices
Prescribed Fire I
Prescribed Fire II
Prescribed Fire III
Total Credits48

Note: Program electives and general electives must be approved by the student’s advisor.