Fire and Arson Investigation Technology - AAS

The Fire Protection program provides courses leading to an AAS degree in Fire and Arson Investigation Technology. The AAS degree in Fire and Arson Investigation Technology provides advanced training and education in fire and arson investigation techniques and topics. The curriculum includes courses from the Criminal Justice program.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice* 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
CRIJ 2323 Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement 3
FIRT 1338 Fire Protection Systems 3
15
Semester 2
Elective Elective Social/Behavioral Science General Education Elective 3
Elective Elective Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Elective 3
CRIJ 1307 Crime in America 3
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3
FIRT 1327 Building Construction in the Fire Service 3
15
Semester 3

YEAR 2

Semester 1
CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry 3
CRIJ 2314 Criminal Investigation 3
FIRT 1303 Fire and Arson Investigation I 3
FIRT Elective Fire Elective 3
FIRT 1315 Hazardous Materials I 3
15
Semester 2
CRIJ 1306 The Courts and Criminal Procedure 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices 3
FIRT 1345 Hazardous Materials II 3
FIRT 2333 Fire and Arson Investigation II 3
FIRT 2380 Cooperative Education-Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician** 3
15
Semester 3

YEAR 3

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.