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2013-2014 Course Catalog 
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Specialist

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The Fire Specialist certificate provides basic technical knowledge for people working in the fire protection field.

Coursework covers the scientific principles that affect fire, its causes and behavior, and the means of minimizing its destructive effects through design, detection, suppression and prevention.

For more information about the Fire Specialist certificate, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/fire/certificate.asp.

Program Entry Requirements

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.
  4. Obtain a minimum COMPASS Reading score of 81 or a minimum ACT Reading score of 19.
  5. Obtain a minimum COMPASS English score of 70 or a minimum ACT Writing score of 19.
  6. Obtain a minimum COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 39 or a minimum ACT Math score of 14.

Graduation Requirements

To earn a Fire Specialist certificate, a student must complete all course work as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

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