Oct 20, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Degree Map: Fire & Emergency Medical Services Technology AAS


This degree map provides you with the semester-by-semester course sequencing to complete this degree in five semesters as a full-time student.  To earn the Associate in Applied Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 (‘C’) as a minimum on all coursework required for the degree and a minimum grade of ‘C’ on all FEMS courses.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion. 

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
FEMS 1214 - Principles of Fire and Emergency Medical Services   4
FEMS 1224 - Emergency Services Safety and Survival   4
EMSP 1119 - Emergency Medical Technician   9
Total Credit Hours 17

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
FEMS 1233 - Fire Behavior and Combustion   3
FEMS 1243 - Hazardous Materials Chemistry   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
General Education Communication Requirement.  Select from one of the following courses:
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking  
ENGL 1213 - Composition II  
ENGL 2333 - Technical/Professional Writing  
ENGL 2343 - Business Communication I  
3
FEMS 1253 - Building Construction for Fire Protection   3
FEMS 1263 - Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
FEMS 2213 - Legal Aspects of Emergency Services   3
FEMS 2223 - Fire Prevention   3
General Education Recommended Electives.  Select courses from the list of Liberal Arts & Sciences Electives . 6
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.

Fifth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
FEMS 2233 - Code Enforcement   3
FEMS 2243 - Fire Protection Systems   3
FEMS 2253 - Fire Investigation and Arson   3
FEMS 2263 - Fire and Emergency Services Administration   3
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.