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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3207
Effective Term: 2024 Fall   

Award: AAS
Total Credits: 67-72
CIP Code: 43.0202

Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this degree, students may pursue a career as:
33-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Fire Service Management can be used by professional firefighters for promotional opportunities within the Fire Services. The program provides courses for experienced professional firefighters who desire to learn advanced fireground tactics and strategy, building construction, practical incident command, supervisory training of personnel, public administration, basic finance, and human resource management. Students can select from a variety of fire science electives to meet their professional goals. The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Service Management is also available.

Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate management principles as they pertain to evaluation, supervision, discipline, delegation, and assignments. (FSC119, FSC167, FSC202, FSC214, FSC215, FSC220, FSC231, FSC+++++, (CRE), (COM), [HU], [SB])
2. Manage a variety of emergency incidents based on standard procedures.(FSC113,FSC119, FSC167, FSC204, FSC220, FSC231, FSC+++++, (CRE), (COM), [MA], [SG], [SQ])
3. Evaluate human resource practices including recruitment and selection, evaluation, compensation, supervision, and discipline of fire service personnel. (FSC119, FSC167, FSC214, FSC215, FSC220, FSC+++++, (CRE), (COM), [HU], [SB])
4. Analyze the methods of providing for firefighter safety in a variety of incidents. (FSC113, FSC119, FSC167, FSC208, FSC220, FSC231, FSC+++++, (CRE), (COM), [MA], [SG], [SQ])
5. Demonstrate the critical thinking, mental, and emotional skills needed to manage emergency incidents. (FSC119, FSC167, FSC202, FSC204, FSC208, FSC215, FSC220, FSC+++++, (CRE), (COM), [FYC], [MA], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
6. Practice industry accepted professional and ethical behavior related to fire service. (FSC119, FSC167, FSC202, FSC214, FSC215, FSC220, FSC+++++, (CRE), (COM), [FYC], [SB], [HU])
7. Collaborate effectively with members of a team to achieve goals. (FSC119, FSC167, FSC202, FSC208, FSC215, FSC220, FSC231, FSC+++++, (CRE), (COM), [FYC], [HU], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
8. Communicate efficiently and effectively with members of diverse populations in a culturally responsive manner. (FSC215, FSC119, FSC167, FSC220, FSC+++++, (CRE), (COM), [FYC], [HU], [SB])
9. Apply relevant knowledge, skills, and habits of mind to seek career opportunities in the field. (FYE101, FYE103)
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
FYE101 Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success (1) OR
FYE103 Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success (3) 1-3

FSC113 Introduction to Fire Suppression 3
FSC119 Introduction Fire Service Ethics 3
+ FSC167 Fire Captain Academy 6
FSC202 Supervisory Training for Firefighters 3
+ FSC204 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy 3
+ FSC208 Firefighter Safety and Building Construction 3
+ FSC214 Human Resource Management in Fire Service 3
FSC215 Customer Service in the Public Sector 3
FSC220 Fire Officer 5
FSC231 Battalion Chief Academy 3
Credits: 36-38

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 27, 2023

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.