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  Nov 25, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog SVC 
  
2017-2018 Catalog SVC

Fire Service Administration - AAS-T


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Includes required AAS-T courses. Student schedule may vary based on entry point, credit load, and prerequisites. Consult with department chair or SVC counselor for scheduling options.

Purpose


This degree provides the academic foundation for advancement in fire service organizations. The degree is well suited for firefighters and line officers who seek to possess a strong academic foundation in their current position and/or promotional advancement opportunity into supervisory or administrative positions.

The FSA degree is intended to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges/universities with junior standing and with the prerequisites for their emergency service major completed.

An Associate in Applied Science Transfer degree (AAS-T) is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 90 credits of specified technical and related education course work above the 100 level, with both an overall 2.0 grade point average and a 2.0 grade point average in the technical major.

Degree Requirements


Students must complete a minimum of 90 quarter credits in transferable courses numbered 100 or above with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in order to graduate from SVC with an AAS-T Fire Service Administration degree. At least 25 college-level credits must be earned at SVC. Credits must satisfy course requirements listed below.

1. First Quarter Experience (2 cr.)


3. Quantitative Skills (5 cr.)


4. Diversity Requirement


At least one Diversity Intensive course is required. Students should use the SVC online quarterly class schedule search or consult their faculty advisor or counselor to identify courses that fulfill this requirement.

6. Distribution Requirements (45 cr.)


  • Natural Science (15 cr.)
  • Social Science (15 cr.)
  • Humanities (15 cr.)

Work with your advisor to select the appropriate distribution courses for your area of interest and chosen bachelor degree transfer.

7. Firefighter Internship (2 cr.)


Suggested Schedule


First Year


Second Year


Fall


  • ~ Natural Science (5)
  • ~ Social Science (5)
  • ~ Humanities (5)
Total Hours: 15

Winter


  • ~ Natural Science (5)
  • ~ Social Science (5)
  • ~ Humanities (5)
Total Hours: 15

Spring


  • ~ Natural Science (5)
  • ~ Social Science (5)
  • ~ Humanities (5)
Total Hours: 15

Note:


† Students who do not receive appropriate placement test score will require additional coursework to develop necessary skills for entry into class.

~ Work with your advisor to select the appropriate distribution classes for your area of interest.

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