NVCC 2004-2005 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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FIRE SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION
Associate in Applied Science Degree AN

Purpose: The overall goal of the program is to prepare individuals for entry or advancement in the fire service or a related field by providing them with knowledge of the fire protection profession and giving them the general education necessary to function and advance in one of these professions.

Transfer Information: NVCC has a formal articulation agreement for transfer to Eastern Kentucky University.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   FIR

100

Introduction to Fire Science

3

 

   FIR

111

Hazardous Materials Response

3

 

   FIR

116

Fire Prevention Fundamentals

3

 

MTH

151

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I

3

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

   FIR

105

Fire Suppression Operations

 

3

 

   FIR

112

Fundamentals of Hazardous Materials

 

3

 

   ITE

115

Basic Computer Literacy

 

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

19

16

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   FIR

210

Fire Service and the Law

3

 

   FIR

238

Emergency Services Administration

3

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

4

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

3

 

 

   FIR

205

Fire Hydraulics & Dist. Sys.

 

4

 

   FIR

220

Building Construction

 

3

 

   FIR

237

Emergency Service Supervision

 

3

 

   FIR

245

Urban Fire and Risk Analysis

 

3

 

   FIR

297

Cooperative Education

 

3

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

17

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Fire Science Administration = 68.

1 Students may substitute a higher-level math. Consult a faculty advisor to make the appropriate selection.

2 The 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.

3 ENG 115 or ENG 116 may be substituted for ENG 112.

4 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.

5 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from list on page 38.

6 The Natural Science elective may be selected from CHM 101, CHM 111, PHY 101, PHY 102, or PHY 201.

 

       
 
       

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