Technology Program is comprised of courses conforming to the recommended uniform fire technology
curriculum of the California Community College System.
Option: The Fire Technology Degree/Certificate Program prepares students for
careers in the fire service, either public or private. After completion of the
program, students will have a basic understanding in fire protection,
prevention, combustion and behavior, fire company organization/procedures and
wildland fire behavior among other areas. To earn an Associate's degree
(Pre-Service option) the student must complete core courses and electives
totaling 31.5 units, plus the general education requirements. A Fire Technology
certificate will be awarded for successful completion of the core
Option: This degree program is for the fire service professional that wishes to
advance within the fire service. Upon completion of the degree program, fire
service professionals will further their knowledge in the following areas:
Incident Command, Fire Investigation, Fire Command, Fire Management, Fire
Prevention and Fire Instructor Training. Promotional opportunities include Fire
Apparatus operator, Fire Captain, Battalion Chief, Division Chief, Assistant
Fire Chief and Fire Chief. To earn an Associate's degree (in-service option)
the student must complete the core courses plus 15 units of electives totaling
27 units plus general education requirements.
Students must apply and register through
Admissions and Records for Fire Technology courses. Please check the admissions
and records website for further information.
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