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  Jul 22, 2017
 
Catalog 2013-2014, Final Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science


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Location:

Public Safety Institute Building, Room 113
970.339.6485

Program Chair and Degree Advisor:

Randy Souther, 970.339.6276

Program Coordinator and Fire Academy Advisor:

Garrett Timm, 970.339.6694

Degrees/Certificates Offered:

Fire Officer Leadership (A.A.S. Degree)

Fire Science Technology (A.A.S. Degree)

Fire Science Wildland (A.A.S. Degree)

Public Safety Leadership (A.A.S. Degree)

Basic Firefighter (Certificate)

Driver-Operator  (Certificate)

Fire Officer I  (Certificate)

Fire Prevention and Public Education  (Certificate)

Fire Science Intern  (Certificate)

Fire Science Wildland Core Training  (Certificate)

Fire Science Wildland Operations  (Certificate)

Fire Service Training Academy I  (Certificate)

Fire Service Training Academy II  (Certificate)

Vehicle Extrication  (Certificate)

Fire Science Scholarships and Awards:

Darrel Schneider Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: $500 minimum

Qualifications:

Contact the Aims Foundation for qualifications and details

Fire Science Technology

Potential Opportunities: The certificate and degree programs are designed to prepare students for entry level occupations in the fire service as well as provide training and skills for individuals already employed in the fire service that are interested in career advancement. Job opportunities may be found in small or large municipal fire departments, fire protection districts, or industrial fire departments. Students wishing to further their education with a four-year degree have the opportunity to do so through selected university programs.

Registration Requirements: Students must meet the assessment requirements before registering for the A.A.S. degree classes and meet applicable prerequisite courses. Contact a department advisor for details.

Fire Science Wildlife

Potential Opportunities: The certificate and degree programs are designed to prepare students for entry level occupations in the Fire Service and also offer training for career advancement. Job opportunities include fire departments, State and U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management.  

Advisory Committee

Ron Adams, Greeley Fire Department

Ron Bateman, Milliken Fire Department

Tom Beach, Southeast Weld Fire District

Michael Blackwill, Windsor-Severance Fire Protection District

Matt Branch, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control

Steve Charles, Berthoud Fire Department

Hugh Kane, Eaton Fire Department

Jim Klug, Frederick-Firestone Fire Department

Taw Tamlin, Fort Lupton Fire

Greg Ward, Loveland Fire Department

 

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