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University Transfer Degree

University Transfer Degree Information:
This degree program is designed for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate colleges and universities. Transfer credit varies among
colleges. Students should consult both the catalog of the specific college/university to which they plan to transfer and the signed transfer agreement or the current transfer planning guide posted at to select courses that will meet requirements for both
the associate and baccalaureate degree programs.

Program Description:

This program is a National Fire Academy Model Fire Science Program. The program offers a broad education in the principles and practical applications of fire, fire protection safety technology, and emergency medical services. Successful students earn four Department of Homeland Security certifications in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, and 800. Graduates are prepared to secure employment with fire departments, industrial firms, governmental agencies, fire protection companies, healthcare agencies, and emergency 
medical services agencies. Individuals seeking entry level employment in municipal fire departments will need certification as a
Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (FF/EMT-Basic). Students interested in employment in the healthcare field will benefit from 
the Healthcare Specialist-Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (HS/EMT-Paramedic) option in our Workforce Development Program.

Degree Awarded: Associate in Science


Procedures for Application:

Complete all Tulsa Community College application and entry requirements. Contact a Fire and Emergency Medical Services representative for an interview and consultation.


For More Information Contact:

Northeast Campus-Fire and Emergency Services Programs,

(918) 595-7443 or (918) 595-8408.


General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 38


Biology 4 hours

BIOL 1314 Human Anatomy & Physiology

Chemistry 4 hours

CHEM 1114 Principles of Chemistry


Computer Science 3 hours

CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications


English 6 hours

*ENGL 1113 Composition I

*ENGL 1213 Composition II


Humanities 6 hours

See General Education requirements for complete list.


Mathematics 3 hours

*MATH 1513 College Algebra


Psychology 3 hours

PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology


Social Science 6 Hours

POLS 1113 American Federal Government

and select one course from the following:

HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era

HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present


Speech 3 Hours
SPCH 1113 Speech Communication I
Fire and Emergency Services 38 hours
FEMS 1513 Principles of Emergency Services
FEMS 1523 Principles of Emergency Services Safety and Survival
FEMS 1533 Fire Behavior and Combustion
ºFEMS 1543 Principles of Community Risk Reduction
FEMS 1553 Building Construction for Fire Protection
^FEMS 2113 Emergency Services Internship
FEMS 2123 Fire Prevention
FEMS 2133 Fire and Emergency Services Administration
FEMS 2143 Fire Protection Systems
FEMS 2163 Public Safety Leadership and Ethics
+*FEMS 2413 EMT - Basic Introduction
+*FEMS 2424 EMT - Basic Practicum
+*FEMS 2431 EMT - Basic Clinical


Total Credit Hours: 76
*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of the catalog).
ºIncludes certifications from the Department of Homeland Security/ FEMA.
^Includes 40-hour Service Learning component.
+ Students who have passed the National Registry of Emergency
Medical Technicians (NREMT) examinations at either the EMT-Basic or the EMT-Paramedic level may apply for advanced standing credit in these courses. Application must be made by contacting the Northeast Campus Fire and Emergency Services Programs. These courses may be taken at Tulsa Technology Center, Peoria Campus, or any other educational institution that offers approved programs. To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.


General education requirements can be found at: