2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Technology Management, AAS [FTM-AAS, 61 Total Credits]


The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Technology Management is designed to provide students and career fire service personnel with the necessary education and skills required to enter a career or achieve promotion in a municipal, county or state fire department. The courses follow the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum. The course content is designed to meet the National Fire Protection Association’s 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. The elective material is designed to prepare firefighters for advancement in the fire service.

This degree does not guarantee employment or promotion but will prepare the student to increase their chances of being hired or promoted. Students may be placed in a physically demanding environment designed to introduce the student to job tasks and skills required to operate in the fire and emergency services.


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Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate donning of Hazardous Materials suits and self-contained breathing apparatus.
  2. Conduct a basic fire inspection.
  3. Conduct a basic fire investigation.
  4. Identify the working components of a fire protection system.
  5. Distinguish the different types of construction methods used in the building of various types of structures.
  6. Complete the State of Nevada Certification requirements in the following categories: Hazardous Materials Operations and Awareness, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I, and wildland fire-fighting red card certification.

General Education Requirements (22 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Communications (3 Credits)

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences (3 Credits)

Special Program Requirements (39 Credits)