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Fire Science Technology AAS

The Fire Science Technology AAS degree (AAS_FSCT) is offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-Montgomery. The Fire Science Technology Program has Additional Entrance Requirements. For more information, please contact the Fire Science Department.

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Program Description

The associate of applied science degree in fire science technology is designed to prepare graduates for employment in the fire service field. The program is also designed to provide opportunities for job advancement for currently employed fire fighters. Interested students
should contact fire science technology faculty for information regarding application and admission
to the program.

Program Plan

First Year Credits

Course Number Title Credits
FIRS 1301 Firefighter Certification I 3
FIRS 1407 Firefighter Certification II 4
FIRS 1313 Basic Firefighter Certification III 3
FIRS 1319 Firefighter Certification IV 3
FIRT1 1171 Firefighter Agility & Fitness Prep 1
FIRS 1423 Fire Certification V 4
FIRS 1329 Fire Certification VI 3
FIRS 1433 Fire Certification VII 4
FIRT1 2171 Firefighter Agility & Fitness II 1
FIRT/FIRS2   Elective 3
FIRT3   Elective OR 3-5
EMSP3 1501 Emergency Medical Technician Basic  
FIRT3   Elective OR 1-3
EMSP3 1160 Clinical - Basic EMT  
SPCH   Elective 3
Elective4   Core Elective  

TOTAL Credits for First Year:

36-40

Second Year Credits

Course Number Title Credits
FIRT 1315 Hazardous Materials I 3
FIRT 1319 Firefighter Health and Safety 3
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
COSC 1401 Introduction to Computers  
Elective5   Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Elective3   Social/Behavioral Science 3
FIRT 1327 Building Construction in the Fire Service 3
FIRT   Elective 3
FIRT6 2380 Cooperative Education 3

TOTAL Credits for Second Year:

27

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for Fire Science AAS Degree:

72

  1. Course meets wellness competency
  2. Select from FIRT 1303, 1305, 1307, 1338, 1342, 1343, 1345, 1391, 2305, 2307, 2309, 2333, 2345 or FIRS 2344.
  3. EMSP 1501 & 1160 must be taken as conrequisites for a total of 6 credits or 6 hours of FIRT electives may be taken
  4. Course must be selected from the AAS core requirements.
  5. One Course must meet multicultural requirement.
  6. Capstone course
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