Fire Science and EMS

⚠ Not accepting students at the present time.

The Fire Technology and Administration Program provides advanced training and education that develops competent technicians who are, or will become, leaders in fire protection, prevention and administration. The program provides training and education for personnel of fire insurance companies and of industries involved in fire prevention and protection practices.

This program has been developed in cooperation with the Connecticut Fire Chiefs’ Association, Connecticut Fire Marshals’ Association, Connecticut Fire Department Instructors’ Association, Connecticut State Firemen’s Association, Public Safety Division of the Connecticut State Police Department, Factory Inspection Division of the Connecticut State Department of Labor, and Fire Insurance Companies.


Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to conduct research on specific topics related to the Fire Service
  2. Demonstrate the ability to analyze various theories, techniques, and research related to the Fire Service
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the various aspects of the Fire Service
  4. Demonstrate the ability use technology to process information to identify and address problems
  5. Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills
  6. Demonstrate the ability to address problems as part of a team
† ENG* 101 Composition  3
† MAT* 137 Intermediate Algebra or higher  3
† FTA* 112 Introduction to Fire Technology  3
 ___ ___ Social Science Elective  3
 ___ ___ Fine Arts Elective  3
† ENG* 102 Literature and Composition  3
† FTA* 116 Building Construction  3
† FTA* 118 Fire Prevention and Inspection  3
† CHE* 111 Concepts of Chemistry  4
† COM* 173 Public Speaking (Humanities Elective)  3
† FTA* 210 Water Supply and Hydraulics  3
† EMT* 100 Emergency Medical Technician – Basic  6
† PHY* 110
† PHY* 121
Introduction to Physics OR
General Physics I
 ___ ___ Social Science Elective  3
FOURTH SEMESTER (15-16 Credits)
† FTA 213 Codes and Standards  3
† FTA* 216 Municipal Fire Administration  3
† FTA* 218 Sprinklers & Fixed Extinguishing Systems  3
† FTA* 230 Strategy & Tactics  3
___ ___ Free Elective*  3-4
The symbol (†) indicates a prerequisite needs to be met
 Opportunities to earn credits through Prior Learning Assessments (PLAs) may be available for some courses in this program. Please consult your counselor or faculty advisor for more information.

Daniel Tauber, M.Ed, CCEMTP, NRP, NCEE, EMS-I
Professor, Program Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Technology Administration and Paramedic
Room 1009
(860) 906-5153

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