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Welcome to Fire Science

The Fire Science Technology Program at the Community College of Aurora is your first step to becoming a Firefighter. Firefighters respond to all types of emergencies and provide fire protection to their community. Firefighters fill a crucial role in the public safety system. When you complete one of the challenging programs at the Community College of Aurora, you are prepared and ready to take on this valuable role.

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Fire Science Courses

FST 100 Firefighter I
FST 102 Introduction to Fire Science and Suppression 
FST 105 Building Construction for Fire Protection
FST 106 Fire Inspection Practices 
FST 107 Hazardous Materials Operations (Level I) 
FST 109 Occupational Safety and Health for Fire
FST 110 Job Placement and Assessment
FST 133 Trench Rescue
FST 134 Confined Space and Rescue
FST 205 Fire Investigations I
FST 209 Fire Protection Systems
FST 275 Introduction to Technical Rescue

Fire Science Contact Info

Mark Stephenson
Fire Science Technology Coordinator
Mark.Stephenson@ccaurora.edu
303-340-7222

Cindy Smith
Program Assistant
Cindy.Smith@ccaurora.edu
303-340-7070 

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Fire Science
Phone: 303-340-7070
Email: Cindy.Smith@ccaurora.edu

News & Events

  • Speech to have equity lens

     James Gray, co-chair of the college’s Equity in Excellence project that is studying gaps in African-American academic outcomes and presenting methodologies in an effort to improve them, has been asked to speak June 30 at The National Forum on Education Policy annual conference in Washington D.C.

  • Multi-disciplinary exercise

    A classic ‘Whodunnit?’ received a modern treatment when the historic Lizzie Borden case was revisited for the third installment of the multidisciplinary exercise, “CSI: Aurora" in March and April.

  • College to launch PCT program

    Community College of Aurora has been selected as one of 17 colleges nationally from 90 applicants to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and Able project funded by the Walmart Foundation through the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). 

  • Event seeking volunteer support

    The City of Aurora is celebrating our diverse international community on Saturday, August 23, through Global Fest 2014 (http://auroraglobalfest.org/). The college will have an information tent at the event, but the city also needs volunteer help to make the event a success.
     

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

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  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • Network ... and nosh, too

    Community College of Aurora will hold its annual Part-Time Job, Internship and "Free Stuff" Fair on Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is an opportunity for students to connect with employers with available part-time jobs and internships, while also recieving CCA discounts.

  • Students Receive 370% Return on Investment

    CCA's economic ImpactA new economic impact study released May 8 revealed that the Community College of Aurora’s annual financial impact in its service community amounted to $187.487 million.

  • New leadership hails cooperation

    The City of Aurora and Community College of Aurora have enjoyed a strong partnership through the years. And with Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven now in place as college president and the rest of her leadership team taking form, Mayor Steve Hogan is hopeful that the two entities can solidify the relationship to the benefit of both parties in the short term.

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