Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5744N
First Term: 2016 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 12
CIP Code: 43.0202
Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology / Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 33-2021.02

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Investigation program is designed to provide the educational credentials needed to become industry certified as Fire Investigators. Fire Investigation series I-IV is the regional standard in Arizona for professional Fire Investigators in the private and public sectors. The Fire Investigation track of the related Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Emergency Response and Operations degree integrates this CCL`s specialized content within a more comprehensive program of study.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: PC, CG, EM, MC, PV

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. Apply 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: December 8, 2015

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.