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Fire Protection Technology: A.A.S.


SUNY Broome is no longer accepting applications into the Fire Protection Technology A.A.S. program. The program is deactivated as of January 27, 2020.

Associate in Applied Science

CIP CODE: 43.0202


Mission

The Fire Protection Technology A.A.S. program prepares students for positions in the field of fire prevention and protection. Courses are taught by faculty with real-world experience. The program features a blend of SUNY General Education and Liberal Arts requirements along with coursework specific to fire prevention and protection. This program promotes critical thinking, professionalism, and ethical responsibility. With specific advisement, the program may also prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete a Bachelor's degree in Fire Science or related programs.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will understand the basic principles of firefighting.
  2. Students will understand fire behavior and the chemistry of fire.        
  3. Students will understand the history and structure of laws in the United States.          
  4. Students will understand the functions of line and staff personnel within the fire service organization.

Program Chairperson

Leigh Martindale
Office: Business Building, Room 105
Telephone: +1 (607) 778-5008
E-mail: martindalelt@sunybroome.edu

First Year


Fall Semester (13 Credits)


  • FRS Suggested Elective (3 Credits)
  • FRS Suggested Elective (3 Credits)

Spring Semester (16.5 - 17.5 Credits)


  • FRS Suggested Elective (FRS200w recommend - spring only) (3 Credits)
  • FRS Suggested Elective (3 Credits)
  • History Elective Choose from: HIS 103, 104, 116, 117, 130 or 131 (3 Credits)

Second Year


Fall Semester (16 Credits)


  • FRS Suggested Elective (HLS 150W recommended - Fall only) (3 Credits)
  • FRS Suggested Elective (3 Credits)
  • FRS Suggested Elective (3 Credits)
  • General Education Natural Laboratory Science (4 Credits)
  • BIT Course (3 Credits)

Spring Semester (15-16 Credits)


  • FRS Suggested Elective (3 Credits)
  • FRS Suggested Elective (3 Credits)
  • FRS Suggested Elective (3 Credits)
  • Social Science (3 Credits)
  • General Education Humanities or General Education Foreign Language, General Education Arts (3-4 Credits)

Total Credits: 60.50-62.50


FRS Suggested Electives


Choose any FRS, HLS, EMT course.  All Fire Electives should be selected in consultation through advisement to ensure they meet program requirements.

Notes


Valid New York State Firefighter I and II, and EMT certification will be reviewed for credit toward FRS elective credit on an individual basis.

Two writing emphasis courses (W) are required after completing ENG 110. HLS 150W and FRS 200W are recommended courses to meet this requirement.

Fire Protection Technology (FRS) elective courses are offered on a rotating basis and should be taken when offered.