The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
The Fire Science - Company Officer degree is designed for students who have already obtained State Fire Training Firefighter II and provides the student with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to be a successful first-line supervisor. The program includes California State recognized coursework that directly benefits students who may wish to advance within the fire service to a supervisory position.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills;
- Apply necessary skills to be a successful Company Officer;
- Understand and apply foundational knowledge as a Company Officer supervisor.