Monday, December 11, 2017: Blue Ridge Community College (all campuses) will open at 10 a.m. Students should report to the class/lab/clinic they would normally be in at 10 a.m.

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Fire Protection Technology: Diploma Program

Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 41

Curriculum: 

Fall Semester

Success and Study Skills

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Intro to Fire Protection

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Fire Prevention and Public Education

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Detection and Investigation

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Fire Protection Systems

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Managing Fire Services

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Spring Semester

Building Construction

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Fire Protection Law

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Firefighting Strategies

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Advanced Firefighting Strategies

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Local Government Finance

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Fire Service Supervision

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Summer Term 

Math Measurement & Literacy

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Writing and Inquiry

Credit Hours: 

3.00