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Program Outcomes - Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education AAS

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education AAS degree program, the learner will be able to:

1. Compare and contrast the use of different firefighter practices in varying environmental situations.
All FSC courses
2. Provide a timeline of different equipment utilized to fight fires and keep firefighters safe over the last 20 years.
All FSC courses
3. Describe the basic background of the chemistry and physics of different types of fires.
All FSC courses
4. Develop multiple plans of attack to meet changing needs of a fire.
All FSC courses
5. Describe how the application of standards and codes help to prevent fires.
All FSC courses
6. Provide a detailed description of the most critical elements of report writing in the fire service.
All FSC courses
7. Examine, understand and integrate the use of new technologies and information, safely and efficiently.
All FSC courses
8. Create both written and verbal communication that conveys information and expresses ideas for particular audiences.
CSA 100, WRT 101, WRT 102, all FSC courses, but special emphasis on FSC 173, FSC 189, all FSC 200+ level courses
9. Effectively demonstrate appropriate actions in emergency situations
FSC 149, FSC 150, FSC 189, all FSC 200+ level courses
10. Make responsible decisions based on knowledge and experience
All FSC courses