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Fire Technology and Administration
Associate in Science
Program Coordinator: Adam Kerop- 860-885-2663
The Fire Technology and Administration program is designed to
provide advanced training and education on the college level that
develops competent technicians who are, or will become, leaders in
fire protection, prevention and administration. It also provides
training and education for personnel of insurance companies and other
industries involved in fire prevention and protection practices.
Working in career and volunteer fire departments, in local, state and federal government agencies, in industry, in architectural and construction firms, insurance organizations, and in related groups, the fire technologist knows the need for fire prevention activities, the necessity to educate both children and adults in fire safety, and the importance of enforcing fire prevention codes.
The program of study, which leads to the Associate in Science Degree in Fire Technology and Administration, is planned to help students meet the professional standards established by the National Fire Protection Association, the Connecticut Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, and the Connecticut Fire Marshal's Training Council.
FIRE TECHNOLOGY AND ADMINISTRATION CURRICULUM
|Course ID||Title of Course||Credits|
|FTA* K112||Introduction to Fire Technology||3|
|COM* K173°||Public Speaking||3|
|ENG* K202°||Technical Writing||3|
|FTA* K116°||Building Construction||3|
|MAT* K167°||Principles of Statistics|
|PHY* K115°||Heat Sound Light||4|
|CHE* K111°||Concepts of Chemistry||4|
|FTA* K118°||Fire Prevention and Inspection||3|
|FTA* K210°||Water Supply and Hydraulics||3|
|FTA* K213||Codes and Standards||3|
|__________||Humanities/Social Science Elective||3|
|FTA* K125°||Chemistry for Emergency Responders||3|
|FTA* K216°||Municipal Fire Administration||3|
|FTA* K218°||Sprinklers and Fixed Extinguishing Systems||3|
|FTA* K219°||Fire Investigation||3|
|__________||Humanities/Social Sciences Elective||3|
|__________||Open Elective #||3|
° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.
# Elective credits may be granted for Connecticut certification as an Emergency Medical Technician, Fire Fighter III, Fire Instructor II and Fire Marshal/Fire Inspector and for some National Fire Academy courses. Appropriate transfer credits may also be accepted from other accredited colleges.
Fire Technology and Administration, Associate in Science
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:
apply appropriate principles of fire technology and administration in a variety of situations.
analyze fire technology problems and solve them logically and holistically.
demonstrate proficiency in computer use in fire service.
communicate effectively with municipal officials.
demonstrate empathy regarding the crisis nature of fire technology
demonstrate respect for diversity in the workplace
explain the importance of physical wellness and its relationship to effective fire technology.
demonstrate sound ethical, philosophical and moral professional characteristics.
adopt a commitment to professional growth by attending meeting, seminars and continuing education programs.
Additionally, the graduate will complete the comprehensive learning outcomes identified within the General Education Component.
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