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2013-2014 Official General Catalog 
2013-2014 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Fire Protection Technology: A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science

For Part-Time Students

The Fire Protection Technology Program is designed to provide fire fighters and related fire service personnel with specialized training. The curriculum has been developed by a local advisory committee to meet the needs of the area, and specialized courses as well as general education courses constitute the degree program. Specialized courses include Fire Fighter Tactics and Strategy, Arson Investigation, Hydraulics, Hazardous Materials, Fire Prevention, and Building Construction.

SUGGESTED SEQUENCE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS: Students may select courses from any of the categories, but it is suggested that these sequences be followed to ensure that the proper prerequisites have been completed.

Program Director and Chair:
Wesley A. Warren, J.D.
Office: Business Building, Room 107 (Inside B-104 Lobby)
Telephone: 607 778-5139/607 778-5008





Fall Semester 15 Credits

  • Approved Social Science/Civic Educ Credits: 3
  • Approved Humanities/Arts Credits: 3

Spring Semester 18-19 Credits

  • Approved Social Science Credits: 3
  • Approved Laboratory Science Credits: 3-4

Recommended Electives


Suggest the following:


Foreign Language

 Any Foreign Language course above the 100 level, except SPA 115.


Courses with FRS, MAT designators, CHM 121 or CHM 125, or other courses with permission.


*8 credits of EMT 110 may be substituted for 6 credits of Fire Protection courses.

#MAT 113 and MAT 114 meet graduation requirements for BCC. Students wishing to transfer to a four-year school are strongly encoursged to complete The sequence MAT 115/116 Mathematics for General Education, or MAT 124, Statistics, or MAT 136, College Algebra and Trigonometry.

Students must fulfill General Education Requirements. [Courses taken at the New York State Fire Academy at Montour Falls will be reviewed for credit on an individual basis using the credit by exam policy.]

W - Writing Emphasis Course: Two are required after ENG 110 and before ENG 220

Fire Protection courses are offered on a rotation system. Each course is usually offered once every three to four semesters.

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