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Emergency Services - Fire Officer Emphasis, A.A.S.

Requirements

Our degree provides our students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to assist them in obtaining a job in Emergency Services, or if already employed, to give them the knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance in their careers.

Total Program Credits: 63

General Education Requirements: 16 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)   
  ESFO 1350 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply (3) 3
or MAT 1010 Intermediate Algebra (4)  
or MAT 1000 Integrated Beginning and Intermediate Algebra (5)  
  Any approved Humanities, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language Distribution Course (COMM 1020 and COMM 1025 Recommended) 3
  Any approved Behavioral Science, Social, or Political Science Distribution Course (PSY 1010 or SOC 1010 Recommended) 3
  Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course 3
  Any approved Physical Education, Health, Safety or Environment Course (PES 1097 recommended) 1
Discipline Core Requirements: 16 Credits
  ESEC 1140 Emergency Medical Technician--Basic (9) 9
or ESEC 114A Emergency Medical Technician-Part I (3)  
and ESEC 114B Emergency Medical Technician-Part II (4)  
and ESEC 114C Emergency Medical Technician-Part III (2)  
  ESFF 1000 Introduction to Emergency Services and Ability Testing 4
  ESFF 2100 Introduction to Emergency Services Leadership 3
Emphasis Requirements: 15 Credits
Choose 15 credits from the following: 15
  ESFO 1100 Fire Behavior and Combustion (3)  
  ESFO 1110 Fire Prevention (3)  
  ESFF 1120 Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival (3)  
  ESFO 1350 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply (3)  
  ESFO 2030 Fire Inspector I (3)  
  ESFO 2050 Fire Protection and Detection Systems (3)  
  ESFO 2080 Building Construction for the Fire Services (3)  
  ESFO 2100 Fire Officer I: Supervision and Leadership (3)  
  ESFO 2310 Fire Investigator I (3)  
Emphasis Elective Requirements: 16 Credits
  Any Emergency Services or related advisor approved courses 16

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 63 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or  Literacies and Composition Across Contexts  3
ESEC 1140 or ESEC 114A and ESEC 114B and ESEC 114C

Emergency Medical Technician--Basic or Emergency Medical Technician-Part I and Emergency Medical Technician-Part II and Emergency Medical Technician-Part III

9
ESFF 1000 Introduction to Emergency Services 4
  Semester total: 16
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ESFF 2100 Introduction to Emergency Services Leadership 3
MAT 1000, MAT 1010, or ESFO 1350 Integrated Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply 3
Humanities or Fine Art Any approved Humanities, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language Distribution Course (COMM 1020 and 1025 Recommended) 3
Social Behavioral Science Any approved Behavioral Science, Social or Political Science Distribution Course (PHYS 1010 or SOC 1010 Recommended) 3
Biology or Physical Science Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course  3
Physical Science Any approved Physical Education, Health, Safety or Environment Course (PES 1097 Recommended 1
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Choose 15 credits from the following: 15
ESFO 1100 Fire Behavior and Combustion  
ESFO 1110 Fire Prevention  
ESFF 1120 Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival  
ESFO 1350 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply  
ESFO 2030 Fire inspection I  
ESFO 2050 Fire Protection and Detection Systems  
ESFO 2080 Building Construction for the Fire Services  
ESFO 2100 Fire Officer I: Supervision and Leadership  
ESFO 2310 Fire Investigator I  
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Emphasis Requirements Any Emergency Services or related advisor approved courses 16
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 63

Department

Emergency Services

The Emergency Services department is in the College of Health and Public Services. To find the most up-to-date information from the Emergency Services department, visit their website.

Emergency Services department