Fire Protection Technology

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The Fire Protection Technology (FPT) program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree. The Fire Protection Technology program of study can be completed in two years. FPT courses are offered only during the evenings at the Brighton campus; however, the general education courses are available during both the day and evening.

The FPT Faculty are all experienced and practicing professionals in their respective fields. The FPT faculty is frequently praised by the students for their subject knowledge and teaching abilities. They combine their experience with current practices and knowledge to enhance the learning in their courses. The FPT courses are offered on a yearly cycle. Electives are offered once a year or every other year.

Scholarship Information

Fall courses

  • FPT 101 Introduction to Fire Protection Technology
  • FPT 102 Fire Prevention and Inspection
  • FPT 211 Fire Investigation: Cause and Origin
  • PST 145 Hazardous Materials and Emergency Response

Spring courses

  • FPT 103 Building Materials and Construction
  • FPT 204 Fire Service Strategy and Tactics
  • FPT 213 Automatic Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems
  • HSE 101 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
  • PST 146 Hazardous Materials: Characteristics and Behaviors


  • FPT 107 Introduction to the NYS Building Code

Electives are offered once a year or every other year.