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    Aug 14, 2018  
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Fire Protection Technology, A.A.S. (A55240)


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The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation of continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration, and management.

Course work includes classroom and laboratory exerciseS to introduce the students to various aspects of fire protection. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics and hazardous materials.

The curriculum includes areas such as the scientific understanding of fire hazards and their control and general courses that prepare one to work with people harmoniously.

Opportunities are excellent for individuals with adequate ability and training. Students seeking employment may be hired by governmental agencies, industrial firms, educational organizations, and insurance rating organizations.

Employed persons should have opportunities for positions requiring increased skill and responsibility as they increase their job competence.

Each class session is offered twice weekly to accommodate shift schedules - students may choose the session they wish to attend each week.

Total Semester Hour Credits: 73-74


Note(s):


*Contact Co-op office for course/section numbers.

** Students wishing to pursue a four-year degree should complete MAT 171  or higher for the mathematics requirement and complete a foreign language course in addition to the fine art/humanities elective.

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