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2018-2019 Catalog SVC 
2018-2019 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.


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.)

2. Communication Skills (10 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 
  • Social Science 
  • Humanities

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.)

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