Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire and Emergency Services Management AAS Statewide Program: 346A

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(R, TP/SS): 346A

This curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the principles, theory, and practices associated with state-of-the-art fire science and management, including issues related to tactical fire operations, fire safety, firefighting and emergency services leadership and management, and community fire issues.

Students expand their thinking beyond fire-specific issues in areas related to firefighting through coursework in human resource management, administration, homeland security and emergency/disaster management, fire protection services, safety and prevention, and investigation.

This curriculum is designed to meet the needs of professional and volunteer fire service personnel and those seeking employment in the fire and emergency services.

General Education Course Selections

Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence

All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

Program Outline / Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Foundation Courses

  • English foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)

Distribution Courses

  • 3 semester hours (BSSD)
  • Arts or humanities distribution 3 semester hours  (ARTD or HUMD)
  • Natural science distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)

General Education Elective

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of building construction and associated fire codes.
  • Apply and discuss water supply management for fire protection systems and fire scene use.
  • Apply chemistry, mathematics, and physics to solve fire protection problems.
  • Identify and differentiate the various forms of fire, their fundamental scientific principles, and their associated mitigation and response strategies.

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