The Administrative Fire Services Chief Officer Degree is designed to prepare students for careers as chief officers. This program meets the requirements of the California Fire Chiefs’ Association and the Chief Fire Officer Certification track of the California State Fire Marshal.Transcript evaluation may allow up to a maximum of 18 units of credit for previous fire service education. If FTC 121 is completed as an elective with a "C" or better grade and FTC 121L is completed with a "pass," it may be used to satisfy the requirements for section F of the general education requirements for graduation.
Student must complete the general education requirements as outlined in the catalog.
Students will demonstrate skills and knowledge expected in upper-level management positions within the fire service through the application of leadership, management, and ethical decision-making models.
Students will develop mission-specific goals and strategies to support executive leadership in fire department daily operations as well as all-risk emergency situations.
Students will analyze intergovernmental and public relationships between city, county, state and federal agencies and how they relate to emergency and non-emergency public safety coordination.
|FOT 032||ICS-300 Intermediate ICS||0.5|
|FOT 150A||Company Officer 2A: Human Resource Management for Company Officers||1.5|
|FOT 150B||Company Officer 2B: General Administration Functions for Company Officers||0.5|
|FOT 150C||Company Officer 2C: Fire Inspections and Investigations||1.5|
|FOT 150D||Company Officer 2D: All-Risk Command Operations for Company Officers ||1.5|
|FOT 150E||Company Officer 2E: Wildland Incident Operations for Company Officers||1.5|
|FOT 205||Instructor I: Instructional Methodology||1.5|
|FOT 273A||Chief Fire Officer 3A: Human Resource Management for Chief Fire Officers||1|
|FOT 273B||Chief Fire Officer 3B: Budget and Fiscal Responsibilities for Chief Fire Officers||0.5|
|FOT 273C||Chief Fire Officer 3C: General Administration Functions ||1|
|FOT 273D||Chief Fire Officer 3D: Emergency Service Delivery Responsibilities for Chief Fire Officers||1|
|In addition, select a minimum of 3.5 units from the following list (classes in this area may be substituted with similar classes): |
|FOT 008A||S-339 Division/Group Supervisor All Risk||0.5|
|FOT 033||ICS-400 Incident Command||0.5|
|FOT 020A||Hazardous Materials 1A||1|
|FOT 020B||Hazardous Materials 1B||1|
|FOT 020C||Hazardous Materials 1C||1|
|FOT 044||Fire Investigation 1A: Fire Origin and Cause Determination||0.5|
|FAC 060||Basic Fire Academy||12|
|FTC 102||Fire Behavior and Combustion||3|
|FTC 103||Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival||3|
|FTC 104||Fire Prevention||3|
|FTC 105||Building Construction for Fire Protection||3|
|FTC 106||Fire Protection Systems||3|
|FTC 121||Physical Fitness for Public Safety Personnel ||3|
|FTC 121L||Physical Fitness for Public Safety Personnel - Performance and Assessment||0.3|
|FOT 130A||Fire Inspector 1A: Duties and Administration||1.5|
|FOT 130B||Fire Inspector 1B: Introduction to Fire and Life Safety||1.5|
|FOT 130C||Fire Inspector 1C: Field Inspection||1.5|
|FOT 206||Instructor II: Instructional Development||1.5|