Fire Technology at College of San Mateo - Associate in Science Degree: Fire Technology
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Fire Technology
ASMajor in Fire Technology


Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for the Associate degree and

Major Requirements: 30 semester units

A grade point average of 2.0 is required for the major courses.

FIRE 715 Principles of Emergency Services 3.0 units
FIRE 720 Fire Prevention 3.0 units
FIRE 730 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3.0 units
FIRE 740 Building Construction for Fire Protection 3.0 units
FIRE 745 Fire Protection Systems and Equipment 3.0 units
FIRE 748 Firefighter Safety & Survival 3.0 units

Plus, select 12 units from the following courses:

FIRE 714 Wildland Fire Control 3.0 units
FIRE 725 Fire Apparatus and Equipment 3.0 units
FIRE 793 Firefighter I Academy 12.0 units
FIRE 796 Emergency Medical Technician: Basic 10.0 units
FIRE 800 Fire Service Career Prep. 3.0 units
FIRE 810 Firefighter Cadet I 3.0 units

Other FIRE courses may be used with permission from the Fire Technology Coordinator and with an official course substitution approval on file in the Admissions and Records Office.