2016-2017 Semester Catalog

Firefighter/EMSP (FI12) Diploma

(Not Accepting New Students into Program)

Campus Availability:

  • Gordon County Campus

Program Description:

The Firefighter/Emergency Medical Services Professional diploma program is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the public safety areas of fire service and emergency medical services. Upon completion of the Firefighter/Emergency Medical Services Professional diploma, students may be eligible for certification and/or licensure in the following areas: Firefighter I, Firefighter II EMT and AEMT.

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Entrance Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Completion of high school diploma or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply.
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
  • Must be NPQ-I certified or certified at the Fire Fighter I level.
  • Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.
  • Conviction of a felony or gross misdemeanor may prohibit employment in field and may make a student ineligible to take licensing/certification exam(s) required for the profession. A background check and/or drug screen may be required by some agencies before a student attends a clinical practicum. For more information, contact the appropriate program advisor.

Basic Skills Courses (9 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

PSYC 1010Basic Psychology

3

Occupational Curriculum (44 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computers

3

FRSC 1020Basic Firefighter - Emergency Services Fundamentals

3

FRSC 1030Basic Firefighter - MODULE I

5

FRSC 1040Basic Firefighter - MODULE II

3

FRSC 1141Hazardous Materials Operations

4

EMSP 1110Introduction to the EMT Profession

3

EMSP 1120EMT Assessment/Airway Management and Pharmacology

3

EMSP 1130Medical Emergencies for the EMT

3

EMSP 1140Special Patient Populations

3

EMSP 1150Shock and Trauma for the EMT

3

EMSP 1160Clinical and Practical Applications for the EMT

1

EMSP 1510Advanced Concepts for the AEMT

3

EMSP 1520Advanced Patient Care for the AEMT

3

EMSP 1530Clinical Applications for the AEMT

1

EMSP 1540Clinical and Practical Applications for the AEMT

3

Total Credit Hours: 53 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation