Emergency Response & Operations

Associate in Applied Science in Emergency Response & Operations

 

Program Description

(Partnership Program - Not open to the public)
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Emergency Response and Operations provides students with a curriculum specific to the student’s individual needs in addition to the knowledge and skills needed in today’s changing public safety workplace. The program develops education, skills, and techniques for planning, responding, and mitigating various emergency situations within the student’s specific discipline with emphasis on effective response and operations. The curriculum combines coursework in public safety emergency services with a general education component.

Admission Criteria

Students pursuing Track I, Fire Operations may be required to complete a program entrance exam as appropriate - OR - Permission of Program Director

Program Prerequisites: 8 Credits

Track I Fire Operations

Course # Course Title Credits
EMT/FSC104* Basic Emergency Medical Technology (8) OR
Permission of Program Director
8

 

Required Courses: 18 Credits

Track I Fire Operations

Course # Course Title Credits
FSC102* Fire Department Operations 11
FSC105 Hazardous Materials/First Responder 3
FSC130 Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT 1
FSC134 Fitness and Conditioning/Firefighters 3

 

Restricted Electives: 18 Credits

Course # Course Title Credits
Any AJS or EMT or FSC prefixed courses not listed in the Required Courses area.
AJS+++++ Any approved AJS prefixed course 1-6
DPR+++++ Any approved DPR prefixed course 1-6
EMT+++++ Any approved EMT prefixed course 1-6
FSC+++++ Any approved FSC prefixed course 1-6
LET+++++ Any approved LET prefixed course 1-6

 

General Education Requirements: 25 Credits

General Education Core 15
Course # Course Title Credits
First-Year Composition 6
Any approved general education courses from the First-Year Composition area.
Oral Communication 3
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area.
Critical Reading 3
Any approved general education course from the Critical Reading area
Mathematics 3
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.

 

General Education Distribution 10
Course # Course Title Credits
Humanities & Fine Arts 3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts Area
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Any approved general education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Area
Natural Sciences 4
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences Area

*Indicates course has a prerequisite and/or Corequisite.

Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 60.5-61.