Program Outcomes

Structural Fire AAS


1. Demonstrate professional conduct by displaying personal code of ethics, positive work ethics, flexibility, teamwork skills, physical fitness, safe procedures, and sensitivity to diverse cultures and individuals.  Evaluated during EMT class through an affective domain grade.

Technical Skills

2. Develop and employ an incident command system. Evaluated in SFS211
3. Develop and apply preincident plan. Evaluated in SFS112 and 211

4. Demonstrate awareness of basic fire code enforcement inspection process. Evaluated in SFS212
5. Develop and present public fire education seminars.Evaluated in SFS112
6. Investigate fires.Evaluated in SFS210
7. Perform fire service hydraulics. Evaluated in SFS232

Technical Knowledge
8. Explain and apply strategic tactical priorities for safety, rescue, incident control, and loss control for situations including: fire suppression, search & rescue, hazardous materials, and disaster management. Evaluated in SFS

Communication Skills
9. Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and through written documentation with clients, coworkers, other agencies, and supervisors. Evaluated in all SFS classes during classroom interactions with professors and classmates

Management Skills
10. Apply appropriate management skills to work effectively within emergency services organizations. Evaluated in Capstone evaluation in SFS211

COCC SFS program measures its students achievement of program outcomes by students successfully passing each program requirement course.  Within each course students are given a course summative exam in addition to weekly in class participation and homework. 

COCC Institutional Effectiveness department tracks course completions for each program within the college. Interested parties can find the information within the Student Success by program webpage. Note: You need to select the Structural Fire Science program under the Subject area drop down box. 

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