Fire Protection Technology - AAS Degree

Wake Tech Course ID: A55240

Completion Earns:

AAS - Associate in Applied Science

Total Credits:

64

Campus Availability:

Scheduling Options:

  • Day or Evening

Learning Format(s):

  • Online

Financial Aid:

Yes, financial aid is available for this course

Downloads & Resources:

Program Planning Guide

The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration, and management.

Course work includes online classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of fire protection. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigation, fire protection safety, fire suppression management, law, and codes.

Graduates should qualify for employment or advancement in governmental agencies, industrial firms, insurance rating organizations, educational organizations, and municipal fire departments. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions within their current organizations.


A.A.S. Degree Online Program
Fire Protection Technology–A55240

FIRST SEMESTER
ENG111 Writing & Inquiry 3
FIP120  Intro to Fire Protection  3
FIP124  Fire Prevention & Public Ed 3
FIP132 Building Construction 3
FIP220 Fire Fighting Strategies 3
SECOND SEMESTER
ENG114 Prof Research and Reporting 3
BIO 161 Intro to Human Biology 3
FIP128 Detection & Investigation 3
FIP152  Fire Protection Law 3
FIP221 Adv. Fire Fighting Strat 3
FIP240 Fire Service Supervision 3
THIRD SEMESTER
HUM115 Critical Thinking 3
FIP136 Inspections & Codes 3
FIP176 Hazmat Operations 4
FIP228 Local Government Finance 3
FIP 229 Fire Dynamics & Combustion 3
FOURTH SEMESTER
SOC220 Social Problems 3
FIP 164 OSHA Standards 3
FIP236 Emergency Management  3
FIP244 Fire Protection Project 3
FIP276 Managing Fire Services 3
TOTAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENT
64 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

NOTE: These program planning guides are for 
advising purposes and are subject to change.