Fire Science Associate of Applied Science

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General Information

Courses are conducted by the Prince George's County Fire Department for students are currently working in the department or have been recruited to work in fire response and prevention.

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The Fire Science A.A.S. program prepares graduates to function as entry-level fire service personnel and emergency service providers and provides a pathway to professional advancement within the fire department for career personnel currently employed as fire fighters. The curriculum is a partnership between Prince George's Community College, the Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department and the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI). Students will complete 18 credits of required state/nationally-mandated Fire/EMS Department Career Recruit School courses, which are taught by MFRI at various locations within the state of Maryland and are restricted to employees and volunteers of the Fire/EMS Department. Credits for the MFRI courses will be transferred into the college based upon the recommendation of the American Council of Education (ACE) as published in the current edition of the National Guide to Educational Credit for Training Programs.

Curriculum

Learning Foundations Overall Requirements
General Education - Science
General Education - Social Sciences (A.A.S.)
General Education - Information Technology
General Electives - 9 Credits
  • Complete 9 credit hours of general electives. PED courses may NOT be used to fulfill this requirement.
    • COMPLETE 9 CREDIT HOURS IN GENERAL ELECTIVES EXCLUDING PED COURSES:

Details

Department

Ms. Laura Ellsworth, Chair

Address:

Bladen Hall, Room 208 F

Phone:

(301) 322-0553

Fax:

(301) 583-5280

Email us:

ELLSWOLR@pgcc.edu

Contact Information

Enrollment Services, Bladen Hall Room 125

Phone:

(301) 322-0864

Email us:

enrollmentservices@pgcc.edu