Fire Science A.S. Degree

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EFSC's Fire Science Technology A.S. Degree program is a 60-credit course of study that prepares students for the occupation of firefighting. Students learn the theory of fire science as well as practical application. Courses also are utilized to qualify fire personnel for career advancement.

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  1:  Fire Safety Inspector

Required Courses:

  • FFP 2505 Fundamentals of Fire Prevention
  • FFP 2540 Fire Protection Systems & Extinguishing Agents
  • FFP 2120 Building Construction & CodesFFP
  • 2521 Plans Examination & Blue Print Reading
  • FFP 2510 Fire Protection Codes & Standards

  2:  Fire Officer I

Required Courses:

  • FFP 2720 Company Officer Leadership
  • FFP 2810 Firefighting Tactics & Strategy I
  • FFP 2740 Fire Service Instructor
  • FFP 2120 Building Construction & Codes
  • Complete the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation "Courage to Be Safe" Course

  3:  Fire Officer II

Required Courses:

  • FFP 2741 Fire Service Course Design
  • FFP 2811 Firefighting Tactics & Strategies II
  • FFP 2505 Fundamentals of Fire Prevention
  • FFP 2540 Fire Protection Systems

  4:  Fire Investigator I

Required Courses:

  • FFP 2540 Fire Protection System and Ext. Agents
  • FFP 2120 Building Construction and Codes
  • FFP 2111 Fire Chemistry
  • FFP 2610 Origin and Cause  

  5:  Pump Operator

Required Courses:

  • FFP 2301 Fire Hydraulics
  • FFP 2302 Fire Apparatus Operator

  6:  Courses Approved for Renewal Hours for State Certifications

Jessica Antus, Program Specialist
Palm Bay Campus, Building 6
321-433-5707
antusj@easternflorida.edu

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Bill Klein
Program Manager
Palm Bay Campus
Building 6, Room 106
321-433-7565
kleinw@easternflorida.edu

Scott Manning
Assistant Program Coordinator /
Fire Academy Chief
Palm Bay Campus
Building 6, Room 106
321-433-7564
mannings@easternflorida.edu