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FIRE SCIENCE

Program Overview

Today, fire service personnel are faced with a diverse and complex environment. Fire fighters must possess sufficient knowledge and skills to deal effectively with the fire protection problem, emergency medical care response, and hazardous materials. The study of fire science includes the philosophy, history, chemistry, physics, laws, terminology, technology and detection, and prevention of fires.

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Program Awards

Associate Degree
Certificate

Fire Science Technology - Associate in Science

Associate Degree

Fire Science Technology - Certificate of Achievement

Certificate

Wildland Fire Technology - Associate in Science

Associate Degree

Wildland Fire Technology Certificate - Certificate of Achievement

Certificate

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Program Contacts

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Department

Administration of Justice, FS, EMT, EMTP

School

Silvia Cornejo Dean