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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

Fire Science Technology, Associate of Applied Science

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Program Code: 427

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Fire Science Technology prepares individuals for work as fire administrators, arson investigators, fire training coordinators, safety directors, state training coordinators, municipal department administrators, fire insurance appraisers, and fire equipment salespersons. The programs are aimed at firefighters who seek advancement and wish to broaden their knowledge of the field.

Students are advised to consult with the program coordinator prior to entering the program.

Semester Total: 16

Semester Total: 15

Semester Total: 15

Semester 4

Semester Total: 18

Program Total Minimum Credits: 64

Program Footnotes:

1 Eligible courses are listed under General Education Core Requirements . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s).

2 Any 100 level math or higher.

3 Students may select any DIT, HLT or PED (activity) course to satisfy this requirement.


  • It is recommended that at the time of graduation all students have a current Emergency Medical Technician’s Certificate.
  • It is highly recommended that all students meet with or talk to the program coordinator before beginning the program.
  • TCC has an articulation agreement with ODU. Recent changes to the curriculum have made it easier for students to transfer from TCC to this or any other four-year program.
  • Additional information about the admission process and program requirements is available online at tcc.edu (search keywords “fire science”).

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