Fire Science and Safety Technology (CPC)
Certificate of Program Completion
About This Degree
Estimated Program Length
27 Credit Hours
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This program is designed to upgrade the skills of persons in the fire protection field. These courses will count toward an A.S. degree in Fire Science and Safety Technology. You will study topics like: Buildings, fire codes, and construction, Types of construction, Flame spread, Smoke and fire containment, Principles of fire resistance, Firefighting strategies and techniques, Methods of fire attack, Fire behavior, and Building design. Special types of fire emergencies:Transportation, Below ground, and Confined spaces. As well as Fire cause and determination: Conduct basic investigations, Area and methods of fire spread, Recognize and preserve evidence, Arson and constitution law.
This degree transfers directly into VU's Homeland Security and Public Safety B.S. Degree program.