Fire Science Technology
Associate in Applied Science
Certificate of Completion
Firefighters, usually the first responders to an emergency situation, rely on knowledge, skills and training to stabilize victims at the scene, contain the threat and maintain their own safety.
The GCC Fire Science Program prepares students to enter the fire safety industry, or to update skills in order to move into advanced fire fighter positions, including wildland fire fighting, arson investigation, safety education, HAZMAT management, EMT emergency medical technician, technical rescue and incident command.
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Fire Science courses at GCC include hands-on instruction and actual burn exercises, taught by fire science professionals with years of experience in the field. With a certificate or associate’s degree in Fire Science, students will be prepared to start a career with a fire department or add the skills needed to advance a fire services career.
GCC Fire Science programs meet National Fire Protection Association NFPA 1001 and Professional Firefighter Standards.
|FSC 101||Introduction to Fire Service Selection|
|FSC 102||Fire Department Operations|
|FSC 103||Advanced Firefighter|
|FSC 105||Hazardous Materials/First Responder|
|FSC 106||Introduction to Fire Protection|
|FSC 108||Fundamentals of Fire Prevention|
|FSC 110||Wildland Firefighter|
|FSC 111||Emergency Vehicle Driver Operator|
|FSC 113||Introduction to Fire Suppression|
|FSC 117||Fire Apparatus|