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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE), AAS

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Prepare for the day-to-day demands of the profession and learn to cope with challenges in the field. This degree prepares students to move toward managerial and command positions.

Before enrolling in this program, you must fulfill meet certain requirements.

  • Documentation of being 18 years old (for acceptance Into PCC Fire Academy).
  • Medical evaluation (for acceptance into PCC Fire Academy).
  • Attend a program orientation.
What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Seek employment or increase promotional opportunities in the fire service.
Academic Options: This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor.
Department/Contact Information:

Dean/Lead Faculty: 520-206-3583

Conditional Enrollment Program:

You will be eligible to enroll in FSC courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major Codes: AASFSC/9FSC

General Education Requirements

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Course lists for each General Education category listed below can be found in the General Education Requirements for AAS Degrees .

Communication Requirement: 3 Credits

Arts and Humanities Requirement: 3 Credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirement: 3 Credits

Mathematics and Science Requirement: 3 Credits

  • NOTE: Math Competency must be met

Other Requirements: 3 Credits

Special Requirement

  • If taken, CMN 120  fulfills this requirement; otherwise, complete a C or G course from one of the other general education categories.

Subtotal: 15 Credits ¥

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Total Credits as Displayed: 61.75 Credits

† Core or support course(s) fulfill this requirement.
¥ General Education requires a minimum of 15 credits. This subtotal shows the Gen Ed credits not fulfilled by core or support courses.
** EMT 100  will be waived if student obtained certification at another Institution and student holds a current state or national certification. Additional FSC credits from the list of Fire Science Electives will be required to reach a total of at least 60 credits toward the degree.
*** FSC 101  and FSC 127  are FESHE courses completed as part of the Fire Academy.

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