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Fire Fighter Technology AAS Degree


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Schoolcraft program code # AAS.00177

Recognizing the need for more highly skilled firefighters, many municipalities now require additional education for their employees. The curriculum developed for the associate in applied science degree program combines lectures with hands-on activities to prepare the student to respond to a variety of emergencies. Specialists in the field provide valuable input on both content and methodology.

The Fire Fighter 1 and 2 courses cover content that is identical to the Fire Academy course but in a part-time format. Therefore, two sample schedules are offered below.

Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an associate in applied science degree.

Contact the Fire Technology office at 734-462-4305 for additional information.

The Fire Fighter Technology Programs and Fire Academy courses are certified by the Michigan Office of Fire Fighter Training. For more information, regarding certification please contact: Bureau of Fire Services/OFFT PO Box 30700, Lansing, MI 48909 • 517- 241-8847 www.michigan.gov

Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

Sample Schedule of Courses


First Year


Fall Semester


Total Credits: 16-18

Science - Credits: 3-5

Select General Education Science  course.

Total Credits: 16-18

Spring/Summer Session


  • Social Science  - Select General Education Social Science course Credits: 3-4
  • Humanities  - Select General Education Humanities course Credits: 1-4
Total Credits: 4-8

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 11-14

Program Total: 63-74 Credits


Alternate - Fire Fighter Technology AAS Degree


First Year


Fall Semester


Total Credits: 20

Winter Semester


Science - Credits: 3-5

Select General Education Science  course.

Total Credits: 12-14

Spring/Summer Session


  • Social Science  - General Education Social Science course Credits: 3-4
  • Humanities  - General Education Humanities course Credits: 1-4
Total Credits 4-8

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 11-14

Program Total: 63-74 Credits


Programs Requiring Licensure


Federal regulations require Schoolcraft College to publicly disclose, for each educational program designed to meet the educational requirements for a specific professional license or certification required for employment in an occupation (or advertised as meeting a requirement for employment), information about whether program completion would meet those requirements in a state. These public disclosure requirements apply to all programs, regardless of their modality (i.e., on-ground, online, and hybrid programs).

Please see the disclosure related to the educational requirements for professional licensure and certification.

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