Tyler Junior College

Fire Protection Technology

Fire Protection Technology (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2015-2016 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 60

ENGL 1301 Composition I
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication


MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
    MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR
    MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences OR
    MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I OR
    MATH 1333 Contemporary Mathematics II

Language, Philosophy and Culture

ENGL 2332 World Literature I OR
  ENGL 2333 World Literature II OR
  HUMA 1301 Introduction to the Humanities I OR 
  PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy OR
  PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics
Government/Political Science

GOVT 2306 Texas Government

Component Area Option

COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing

Majors Classes in Fire Protection Technology

FIRT 1301 Fundamentals of Fire Protection
FIRT 1353 Legal Aspects of Fire Protection
FIRT 1329 Building Codes and Construction
FIRT 1338 Fire Protection Systems
FIRT 1307 Fire Prevention Codes and Inspections
FIRT 1333 Fire Chemistry I
FIRT 1309 Fire Administration I
FIRT 1315 Hazardous Materials I
FIRT 1303 Fire and Arson Investigation I
FIRT 1305 Public Education Programs
FIRT 1349 Fire Administration II
FIRT 2309 Fire Fighting Strategies and Tactics I
FIRT 1347 Industrial Fire Protection
FIRT 2389 Internship - Fire Protection Safety Technology/Technician

Courses titled in bold type represent general education courses.

*PHIL 2306 preferred.

Note: Upon review, students who have successfully completed an accredited Basic Fire Academy recognized by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and successfully pass the State Certification Exam may be eligible to apply up to 15 hours credit toward the associate degree in Fire Protection. Posting fee required. Students must complete a minimum of three semester credit hours at Tyler Junior College to be eligible. For more information, students should contact the program director.

Fire Protection Contact Information

Jason B. Waller, MS
Department Chair
Office: Pirtle Tech T-116

Telephone: 903-510-2539