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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science Technology (AAS)

Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency levels in composition, reading, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this degree. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details, please see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Graduates of the program will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Science Technology. Fire Science Technology is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville via hybrid courses (these include both face-to-face and online components); some travel to Edwards and/or Dotsero will be required for lab work. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses.

In conjunction with regional fire departments, CMC also offers professional development certificates in Fire Academy I , Fire Academy II , Fire Department Company Officer , and Driver Operator . Consult with the Fire Science Program Coordinator, Zak Miller (928) 951-0669,, for information about when and at which location these certificates will be offered.

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Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required (60)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (1080)

Add a Bachelors to this degree!

Boost the professional value of your technical degree and expertise with our Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) - Leadership & Management  (BAS) degree.

Our BAS degree is designed to enhance the value of your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree by developing the professional leadership skills needed to progress to a management level position in your chosen technical area.

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State Guaranteed Transfer Course

Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (video-conferencing, hybrid, or online).