Fire Technology A.S. Degree – General

Fire Technology – General
A.S. Degree Major or Certificate of Achievement

Prepares students for a career in fire suppression, fire prevention and/or fire protection. Discipline: Fire Technology (FIRE). Fire academy completion from outside institutions is not recognized by Palomar College for elective credits.


Program Requirements
Course NumberCourse DescriptionUnits
FIRE 100Fire Protection Organization3
FIRE 101Fire Fighter Safety3
FIRE 118Fire Prevention Technology3
FIRE 120Building Construction for Fire Protection3
FIRE 130Fire Protection Equipment and Systems3
FIRE 142
Fire Ethics3
FIRE 165Fundamentals of Fire Protection Chemistry3
Total Units 21
Elective Courses (Select 15 units)
FIRE 51Fire Academy Preparation3
FIRE 115Hazardous Materials I3
FIRE 131Introduction to Emergency Management3
FIRE 132Disaster Response and Recovery3
FIRE 133Disaster Mitigation3
FIRE 151Fire Fighter I Academy20
FIRE 160Wildland Fire Control I3
FIRE 173Legal Aspects of Emergency Services3
Total Units 15
Total Units-Program Requirements + Elective Courses 36