|NVCC 2003-2004 Catalog|
|FIRE SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION|
|Fire Protection Technology Specialization AN|
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Purpose: This curriculum is designed for persons seeking employment in the field of fire protection systems design, installation, and maintenance. The occupational objectives include design of automatic fire detection and suppression systems, fire prevention and insurance service, and equipment sales, service, and installation.
|Second Year||1st Semester||2nd Semester|
|ETR||113||D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals I||4|
|FIR||256||Fire Suppression Systems & Equip.||3|
|4 ___||Natural Science/Lab Elective||4|
|3 ___||Social Science Elective||3|
|ETR||114||D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals II||4|
|FIR||205||Fire Hydraulics and Distribution|
|FIR||245||Urban Fire and Risk Analysis||3|
|FIR||257||Advanced Fire Protection|
|Systems & Equipment||4|
Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Fire Science Administration with a Specialization in Fire Protection Technology = 66.
To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.
1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from list on page 38.
3The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology). Fire science students are encouraged to choose from psychology or sociology. 4 The Natural Science elective may be selected from CHM 101, CHM 111, PHY 101, PHY 102, or PHY 201.