|NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog|
|FIRE SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION|
|Fire Protection Technology Specialization||AN|
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Purpose: This curriculum is designed for persons seeking employment in the broad field of fire protection systems design. The occupational objectives include: design of automatic fire detection and suppression systems, fire prevention and insurance service, equipment sales, service and installation.
|Second Year||1st Semester||2nd Semester|
|ETR||144||Devices & Applications||4|
|FIR||211||Auto. Sprinkler System Design I||3|
|FIR||215||Fire Suppression/Detection Sys.||3|
|3 ___||Science Elective||4|
|4||___ Social Science Elective||3|
|ETR||167||Logic Circuits & Systems I||4|
|FIR||212||Auto. Sprinkler Syst. Design II||3|
|FIR||221||Building Construction & Codes||4|
|4 ___||Social Science Elective||3|
Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Fire Science Administration with a Specialization in Fire Protection Technology = 66.
1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
2 Fire science students may select IST 100, IST 117, RPK 200, or any higher level computer class to satisfy the requirements for computer literacy.
3 Science elective may be selected from: CHM 101, CHM 111, PHY 101, PHY 102, or PHY 201.
4 Social science courses 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 for their social science electives.