Catalog 2010-2011, Final Edition 
    
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Fire Science


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Location:

Trades & Industry Building, Room 113
970.339.6485

Program Chair and Advisor:

Randy Souther, 970.339.6276

Program Coordinator:

Cody Hanson, 970.339.6694

Degrees/Certificates Offered:

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

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

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

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

Fire Science Technology Certificates:

Fire Service Training Academy I

Fire Service Training Academy II

Vehicle Extrication

Driver-Operator

Wildland Core Training

Wildland Operations

Intern

Fire Prevention/Education

Fire Officer I

Basic Firefighter

Fire Science Scholarships and Awards Award:

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. Many of the FSW classes will be offered in conjunction with the Colorado Wildland Fire and Incident Management Academy offered January of each year.

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