Status: AWARD PLAN PUBLISHED
Fire Protection Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Protection Technology includes courses in the Arts and Sciences curriculum as well as a wide array of Fire Science courses to prepare the student for further attainment of their educational goals and/or employment within the Fire Protection profession. Students should consult with departmental advisors for transferable courses prior to enrollment. The Associate of Applied Science degree plan requires that the student successfully pass a capstone course during the last semester of their program. Graduates of any Texas Fire Commission certified Basic Firefighter Academy who successfully pass the State Certification Exam and completes a minimum of three semester hours from Austin Community College toward the AAS Degree in Fire Protection may be granted twelve semester hours credit. Student should contact the Department at austincc.edu/fireprot to determine eligibility for this credit.