Fire Technology Associate in Science
Transfer Preparation

Fire technology is the study of the organization and function of fire prevention and suppression techniques; fire behavior and combustion, fire chemistry, extinguishing agents, hazardous and toxic material; fire protection systems; fire command and fire management (supervision). Career paths chosen by students pursuing an undergraduate and/or baccalaureate degree in fire technology commonly include firefighter, fire engineer, paramedic, forest service worker, health and safety officer, fire prevention specialist, fire inspector, fire investigator, fire protection engineer and hazardous materials specialist. Students enrolled in this Associate of Science in Fire Technology (transfer preparation) program will be able to transfer to California State University Los Angeles to pursue a Baccalaureate of Science degree in Fire Protection Administration and Technology.

Course Code Title Units
FIRE 001 Principles of Emergency Services 3
FIRE 002 Fire Prevention 3
ENG 001A English Composition 4
HIST 017 or 018 U.S. History  3
KINE Kinesiology Activity 1

Semester 2

Course Code Title Units
FIRE 003 Fire Protection Systems 3
FIRE 004 Building Construction for Fire Protection 3
PS 001 Introduction to Government 3
CSU GE Area B4 Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning 3
CSU GE Area C1 Arts 3
KINE Kinesiology Activity 1


Course Code Title Units
Area F Ethnic Studies 3
CSU GE Area C Arts or Humanities 3

Semester 3

Course Code Title Units
FIRE 005 Fire Behavior & Combustion 3
FIRE 006 Hazardous Materials/ICS 3
FIRE 007 Principles of Fire & Emergency Services Safety & Survival 3
CSU GE Area A1 Oral Communication 3
CSU GE Area B1 Physical Sciences  3 - 4

Semester 4

Course Code Title Units
FIRE 010 Wildland Fire Technology 3
CSU GE Area A3 Critical Thinking 3
CSU GE Area B2 Life Sciences  3 - 4
CSU GE Area C2 Humanities 3
CSU GE Area E Lifelong Learning and Self-Development 3

Please see a Counselor if you need help selecting CSU or IGETC GE classes.

CSU General Education

IGETC Pattern