Fire Science Technology - Associate of Applied Science

(66 credits)

Core Requirements
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication 13
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
COMM 253GPublic Speaking 13
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
UNIV 150The Freshman Year Experience 13
CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry 14
GOVT 100GAmerican National Government 13
or GOVT 110G Introduction to Political Science
Select one from the following:3
Introduction to Psychology 13
Introductory Sociology 13
Contemporary Social Problems 13
HIST 201GIntroduction to Early American History 13
or HIST 202G Introduction to Recent American History
Select 3 credits in Area II of the New Mexico General Education Common Core.3
Technical Requirements
FIRE 112Principles of Emergency Services3
FIRE 114Fire Behavior and Combustion3
FIRE 120Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply3
FIRE 126Fire Prevention3
FIRE 130Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival3
FIRE 203Fire and Emergency Services Administration3
FIRE 210Building Construction for Fire Protection3
FIRE 223Fire Investigations I3
FIRE 224Strategy and Tactics3
FIRE 225Fire Protection Systems3
FIRE/LAWE 233Practical Approach to Terrorism3
FIRE-related Electives
Select 4 credits from the following:4
Emergency Medical Technician Basic6
Emergency Medical Technician Basic Lab2
Emergency Medical Technician Basic Field/Clinical1
Firefighter I8
Firefighter II8
Special Topics1-3
Independent Study1-3
Wildland Fire Control1-3
Cooperative Experience I1-3
Cooperative Experience II3
Fire Investigations II3
Fire Service Instructor3
Firefighter Internship3
Vehicle Extrication2
Total Credits66

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.