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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Fire Technology and Administration, A.S.



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Please contact Adam Kerop, Program Coordinator at akerop@trcc.commnet.edu for information pertaining to this program.

Degree Code: F05

Associate in Science

Program Coordinator: Adam Kerop- 860-625-0179

The Fire Technology and Administration program is designed to provide advanced training and education on the college level that develops competent technicians who are, or will become, leaders in fire protection, prevention and administration. It also provides training and education for personnel of insurance companies and other industries involved in fire prevention and protection practices.
Working in career and volunteer fire departments, in local, state and federal government agencies, in industry, in architectural and construction firms, insurance organizations, and in related groups, the fire technologist knows the need for fire prevention activities, the necessity to educate both children and adults in fire safety, and the importance of enforcing fire prevention codes.
The program of study, which leads to the Associate in Science Degree in Fire Technology and Administration, is planned to help students meet the professional standards established by the National Fire Protection Association, the Connecticut Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, and the Connecticut Fire Marshal’s Training Council.

Note:


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

# Elective credits may be granted for Connecticut certification as an Emergency Medical Technician, Fire Fighter III, Fire Instructor II and Fire Marshal/Fire Inspector and for some National Fire Academy courses. Appropriate transfer credits may also be accepted from other accredited colleges.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 66-67


Fire Technology and Administration, Associate in Science Degree Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. apply appropriate principles of fire technology and administration in a variety of situations.
  2. analyze fire technology problems and solve them logically and holistically.
  3. demonstrate proficiency in computer use in fire service.
  4. communicate effectively with municipal officials.
  5. demonstrate empathy regarding the crisis nature of fire technology.
  6. demonstrate respect for diversity in the workplace
  7. explain the importance of physical wellness and its relationship to effective fire technology.
  8. demonstrate sound ethical, philosophical and moral professional characteristics.
  9. adopt a commitment to professional growth by attending meeting, seminars and continuing education programs.
  10. Additionally, the graduate will complete the comprehensive learning outcomes identified within the General Education Component.

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