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Fire Protection Technology, associate degree

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Associate Degree: Fire Protection Technology2 years

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Course listing for the 2022-2023 catalog year.

COMM 111Public Speaking4
COMM 214Interpersonal Communication: Process and Theory4
FP 121Fire Behavior and Combustion3
FP 122Fundamentals of Fire Prevention3
FP 130Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply3
FP 137Fire Protection Systems3
FP 166Building Construction for Fire Protection3
FP 205Management and Quality in the Fire Service3
FP 210Multicultural Strategies for Firefighters3
FP 212Fire Investigation (Cause Determination)3
FP 214Occupational Safety & Health for the Fire Science3
FP 240Emergency Services Instructor I3
FP 246Firefighting Strategy & Tactics3
FP 274Introduction to Fire and Emergency Administration3
FP 275Community and Government Relations3
FP 280ACooperative Education: Fire Protection3
FP 291Fire Codes and Related Ordinances3
MSD 117Customer Relations3
PHL 202Ethics *4
PSY 101Psychology and Human Relations *4
WR 227Technical and Professional Writing 14
Fire Protection Degree Electives16
General Education: 2 courses
Total Credits90

Could be used as General Education

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