Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Advanced Firefighter Operations (FSACE)

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Award: Certificate of Achievement

Program Location: Applied Technology Center

Upon completion fire science students who wish to pursue employment at the City, State and/or Federal Level will have the necessary prerequisites to take the civil service firefighter exam offered within the jurisdiction they choose. This career certificate is a pathway to the associates degree (FSAAS).

All required classes for the FSACE certificate must have a grade of C or better to graduate from the program.

Graduation Requirements

Major Requirements: 44.0

General Education: 13.5

Total credit hours required: 57.5

The following General Education courses are recommended for Advanced Firefighter Operations (FSACE): Communication: COMS 1000; Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240

Certificate of Achievement General Education Requirements (13.5 credit hrs.)

The following are General Education requirements for a Certificate of Achievement. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 


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