Fire Service Administration

The Fire Service Administration A.A.S. degree program requires the following:

  1. The completion of 40 semester hours from the courses listed below
  2. Completion of 25 semester hours in the Fire Service certificates.  Total credits = 65

Course Schedule

Fire Science A.A.S. Degree

Required Courses (40 Semester Hours)

 

Institutional Requirement (1 course required, minimum of 1 credit hour required)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
SDV-108 The College Experience
1.0
SDV-116 Strategies for Academic Online Success
1.0
SDV-118 The Online Experience
3.0
 

Math Requirement (minimum of 3 credit hours)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
BUS-112 Business Math
3.0
MAT-111 Math for Liberal Arts
4.0
MAT-127 College Algebra and Trigonometry
5.0
MAT-130 Trigonometry
3.0
MAT-140 Finite Math
3.0
MAT-150 Discrete Math
3.0
MAT-156 Statistics I
3.0
MAT-158 Statistics II
3.0
MAT-159 Statistics Laboratory
1.0
MAT-743 Technical Math I
3.0
MAT-748 Technical Math II
3.0
 

Science Requirement (minimum of 3 credit hours)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
XXX-XXX any course with a pre-fix CHM or BIO
3.0
 

Social Science Requirement (minimum of 3 credit hours)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
PSY-111 Intro to Psychology
3.0
SOC-110 Intro to Sociology
3.0
 

Humanities Requirement (minimum of 6 credit hours)

 

Government Requirement (minimum of 3 credit hours)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
POL-111 American National Government
3.0
POL-112 American State and Local Government
3.0
 

Additional Required Courses (complete all courses)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
FIR-200 Occupational Safety and Health in Emergency Service
3.0
CRJ-300 Perspectives of Homeland Security
3.0
MGT-101 Principles of Management
3.0
ENG-105 Composition I
3.0
ENG-106 Composition II
3.0
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
3.0
CSC-110 Intro to Computers
3.0

Students must complete the following certification courses with the Fire Service Training Bureau and/or the National Fire Academy to use as Advanced Standing credits toward the Fire Service Administration Associate in Applied Science degree.  It is the student’s responsibility to compile a completed portfolio containing all certificates listed below.  The portfolios will only be accepted when all of the certificates are enclosed in the portfolio.  Only the certifications listed below are to be included in the portfolio. 

Required Certifications (25 credit hours)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
  Fire Officer I
3.0
  Fire Officer II
3.0
  Fire Services Instructor I
3.0
  Fire Services Instructor II
2.0
  Fire Inspector I
3.0
  Incident Safety Officer
1.0
  Health and Safety Officer
1.0
  Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
1.0
  Training Operations in Small Departments
1.0
  Decision Making for Initial Company Officers
1.0
  Arson Detection for the First Responder
1.0
  Preparation for Initial Company Operations
1.0
  Incident Command System 300
1.0
  Leadership I: Strategies for Company Success
1.0
  Leadership II: Strategies for Personal Success
1.0
  Leadership II: Strategies for Supervisory Success
1.0

Program Coordinator

T.J. Martin 515-574-1097 martin@iowacentral.edu