Palomar College Fire Technology - General
A.S. Degree Major/
Cert. Achievement 18 units/more  

Prepares students for a career in fire suppression,
fire prevention and/or fire protection.

Last Updated: Fall 2012 Discipline: Fire Technology (FIRE)

Program Requirements

FIRE 100

Fire Protection Organization

3   DE

FIRE 101

Firefighter Safety

3

FIRE 118

Fire Prevention Technology

3

FIRE 120

Building Construction for Fire Protection

3   DE

FIRE 130

Fire Protection Equipment and Systems

3

FIRE 165

Fundamentals of Fire Protection Chemistry

3

 

 

Total units

18

     

Percent DE: 33.33%

     
 

Elective Courses (Select 15 units)

FIRE 51

Fire Academy Preparation

2

FIRE 71

Trench Rescue

0.5

FIRE 72

Swiftwater Rescue

0.5

FIRE 98

Fire Service Skills

0.5 - 5

FIRE 115

Hazardous Materials I

3

FIRE 125

Fire Apparatus and Equipment

3

FIRE 131

Emergency Preparedness

3   DE

FIRE 132

Fundamentals of Emergency Management

3   DE

FIRE 133

Disaster Mitigation

3   DE

FIRE 142

Fire Ethics

3   DE

FIRE 145

Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy

3

FIRE 151

Fire Fighter I Academy

20

FIRE 152

Driver Operator Academy

4.5

FIRE 160

Wildland Fire Control I

3

FIRE 168

Volunteer Fire Fighter Academy

4

FIRE 175

Fire Command 1A

2.5

FIRE 176

Fire Command 1B

2.5

FIRE 180

Fire Prevention 1A

2.5

FIRE 181

Fire Prevention 1B

2.5

FIRE 185

Fire Management I

2.5

FIRE 190

Fire Investigation 1A

2.5

FIRE 193

Fire Instructor 1A

2.5

FIRE 194

Fire Instructor 1B

2.5

FIRE 197A

Fire Technology General Topics

0.5 - 5

FIRE 197B

Fire Technology Command Topics

0.5 - 5

FIRE 197C

Fire Technology Field Topics

0.5 - 5

EME 106

Emergency Medical Technician (Lecture)

6

CE 100

Cooperative Education

1 - 4

 

 

Total units

15

     

Percent DE: 80.00%


 

Total units

33

 

Percent DE: 54.55%

 

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