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2016-2017 Vincennes University Catalog 
2016-2017 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science and Safety Technology 7350, A.S. Career/Tech

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A Two-Year Program Leading to the A.S. Degree

This program is designed to prepare graduates for an entry-level position in fire service and related fields. Students will have the opportunity for testing and certification from the International Fire Science Accreditation Service (IFSAS) in selected areas. The program will provide those presently employed in the field an opportunity to obtain the needed course work to acquire a degree through Distance Education. All students are required to possess a complete set of fire gear (boots, bunker pants, suspenders, coat, hood, gloves and helmet) that is fully compliant with applicable National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.  Gear brought to campus will be inspected by a qualified fire officer.  At the beginning of each semester, students will have an opportunity to purchase a set of gear at a discounted price from the distributor.  A fire fighter physical will be required for some classes. For students enrolled in the Florida Education Program: Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 W. Gaines Street, Ste. 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400; toll free # (888) 224-6684.

University Core Curriculum Requirements

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Total Hours: 60

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