Sep 22, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science Technology - A.A.S.


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The College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree as a career ladder for persons who have successfully completed the Technical Certificate in Fire Science Technology. For more information refer to the Health Sciences Associate of Applied Science Degrees  section in the catalog.

General Education Requirements - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts  Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences  Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences  Credits: (3)
  • One additional course from either of the above categories (May include SPCH or MATH)  Credits: (3)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary
Firefighter $37,200 $55,800
Fire Inspector/Investigator $50,700 $67,100

Career and salary information taken from http://www.onetonline.org.  Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (17)


  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (18)


  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)
  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (13)


  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)
  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)
  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (12)


  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)
  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)
  • Elective (See List Above) Credits: (3)
  • One Additional Course (See above requirement and General Education Requirements in the Catalog) Credits: (3)

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