Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5744
First Term: 2012 Summer   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 12
CIP Code: 51.0904

Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology / Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Investigation program is designed to provide educational credentials to industry certification for Fire Investigators. Fire Investigation series I-IV is the regional standard in Arizona for professional Fire Investigators in the private and public sectors. The degree option offers a comprehensive approach to knowledge, skills, and theory related to the practice of Fire Investigation.

Required Courses
FSC209 Fire Investigation I 3
+FSC210 Fire Investigation II 3
+FSC211 Fire Investigation III 3
+FSC212 Fire Investigation IV 3
Credits: 12

Program Competencies
1. Describe and explain basic methods of fire investigation, including determining point of fire origin, path of fire travel, and evidence preservation. (FSC209)
2. Application of practical skills for fire investigators by demonstrating appropriate examination and recording practices. (FSC210)
3. Explain and describe the appropriate processes for case building for fire investigators in a crime scene. (FSC211)
4. Describe and demonstrate appropriate skills and procedures for fire fighters involved in courtroom testimony. (FSC212)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 28 , 2011

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