This program prepares students for the occupation of firefighting. Students learn the theory of fire science as well as practical application. Courses are also utilized to qualify fire personnel for career advancement. Entrance recommendations: 1) High School graduate or academic equivalent; 2) Interest and aptitude in the fire fighting field.
Qualified students who have received technical or vocational training from the Florida State Fire College may receive course waiver for those courses identified through the Articulation Agreement. Credit may also be received for courses through credit by exam. Contact the Fire Science Office for additional information, qualifications, requirements and testing.
FFP 1000 Introduction to Fire Science is the required Fire Science Technology prerequisite course. Students who possess a State of Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards Certificate of Competency may request a course waiver or credit by exam for FFP 1000.
Interested students should call (321) 433-5707 or visit the Fire Science website at www.brevardcc.edu for more information.
All A.S. degree - seeking students must satisfy entry assessment requirements and complete with a grade of "S" or better all required college-preparatory courses in reading, writing, and mathematics.
These courses satisfy the curriculum required by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for the Fire Officer 1 Certification Examination: FFP 2120, FFP 2505, FFP 2810, FFP 2540, FFP 2720, FFP 2740 and FFP 2811.
These courses are part of the curriculum required by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for Fire Officer 2 Option: FFP 2111, FFP 2780, FFP 2741 and FFP 2770.
These courses will satisfy the curriculum required by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for the Fire Inspector Certification Examination: FFP 2120, FFP 2505, FFP 2510, FFP 2521 and FFP 2540. Must also satisfy Florida Statutes 633.081.
Fire Officer 1 and Fire Officer 2 may have additional course and testing requirements. Contact the Fire Science Office at (321) 433-5707.
Note: A grade of "C" or higher is necessary in each major course for progression and graduation.