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Ricky Rescue Training Academy

Fire Science Degree Waldorf University

ARTICULATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN WALDORF UNIVERSITY AND RICKY RESCUE TRAINING ACADEMY

 

1. Purpose

The purpose of this transfer agreement between Waldorf University (WU) which is located at 106 South Sixth Street, Forest City, Iowa 50436 and Ricky Rescue Training Academy (RRTA), whose mailing address is 13861 Plantation Rd #104, Fort Myers, Florida is to establish transfer criteria for courses earned at Ricky Rescue Training Academy that can be applied to online and campus degree programs at Waldorf University.

2. Background

WU is a private university located in Forest City, Iowa offering residential and online degree programs that combine a strong liberal arts base with applied learning. WU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC is the regional accrediting agency for colleges and universities located in the mid-west region of the United States.

3. Articulation Agreement

Waldorf University recognizes the professional integrity and academic stature of Ricky Rescue Training Academy. Likewise, Ricky Rescue Training Academy does and will continue to offer quality training.

A. Waldorf University prospective student information:

  1. WU will provide RRTA students information on online and campus degree program requirements and general education options. This information is located on the Waldorf University website and in the University Catalog. All Waldorf University certificate and degree programs are eligible for transfer credit review.
  2. WU will not charge RRTA students and prospective students or alumni an application fee.
  3. Ricky Rescue Training Academy students entering Waldorf University will be required to meet all Waldorf University admission’s requirements.
  4. WU transfer credit policies as they appear in the WU Catalog at the time of application will be utilized to determine the transferability of RRTA student credits.

    Waldorf will evaluate courses on transcripts submitted by MSFA applicants for credit transfer consideration. A maximum of 45 semester hours in the Associate’s degree program, or 90 semester hours in the Bachelor’s degree program may be transferred into Waldorf, provided they are relevant and in alignment with the applicable degree program. Students will be awarded the maximum transfer credit allowed, per transfer credit regulations. Acceptances of courses and credits from MSFA and other accredited institutions is carried out by the Waldorf Registrar, or designee, based on the nature and quality of the coursework, within guidelines of the Higher Learning Commission. Note: A minimum GPA of 2.0 from any transferring institution is required for admission into Waldorf. A minimum letter grade of C or better is required for course credit transfer consideration.
  5. While in a program at Waldorf University, Ricky Rescue Training Academy students will be required to follow all institutional policies and procedures outlined in the University Catalog and Student Handbook.
  6. Ricky Rescue Training Academy students and employees will receive a 10% tuition discount as part of a Learning Partnership.

Waldorf University reserves the right to modify degree program requirements at any time to preserve the University’s best practices and program integrity. Waldorf University policies, regulations, procedures and curricula are subject to change without prior notice, if necessary, to keep the University in compliance with regulations of our accrediting bodies.

4. Commitment

Waldorf University and the Ricky Rescue Training Academy are committed to serve our students in achieving their educational goals. Both parties are committed to serve students and use technology to facilitate the transfer of students between institutions.

This Agreement will remain in effect for a period of five (5) years from the date of signature, but may be terminated by either party by providing a written notification to the other party. Waldorf University and Ricky Rescue Training Academy will review the agreement annually to determine whether it is achieving its purposes and continuing to meet each institution’s needs. This agreement may be executed by duly authorized representatives of each party, either by electronic facsimile or other digital means, each of which will be considered as original.

 

Course #

Course Name

Hours

Waldorf Equivalent

Credit Hours

CSU Level

NFA400/ICS400

Advanced ICS

16

Elective

1 SH

LL

FSFC703

Aerial Operations

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

RN9641

Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection

48

FSC 4210 – Analytical Approaches Public Fire Protection

3 SH

LL

FFP1302

Apparatus Operations

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2120

Building Construction for the Fire Service

45

FSC 3440 – Building Construction

3 SH

LL

RN9516

Chief Officer

60

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP1510

Codes and Standards

45

FSC 4432 – Fire Prevent Code Enforcement

3 SH

LL

RN9878

Community Risk Reduction

45

FSC 3110 - Community Risk Reduction

3 SH

LL

FFP2720

Company Officer

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2521

Construction Documents and Plans Review

40

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2741

Fire Service Course Design

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2770

Ethical and Legal Issues for the Fire Service

45

FSC 3510– Legal Foundations Fire Protection

3 SH

LL

FFP1793

Fire & Life Safety Educator I

40

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2794

Fire & Life Safety Educator II

16

Elective

1 SH

LL

RN9879

Fire and Emergency Service Administration

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2111

Fire Chemistry

40

FSC3210 – Fire Dynamics

3 SH

LL

RN9880

Fire Prevention and Organization Management

45

FSC 3601 – Fire Prevent Org & Mgmt

3 SH

LL

FFP1505

Fire Prevention Practices

45

FSC 3345 – Fire Prevention

3 SH

LL

FFP1740

Fire Service Course Delivery

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP1301

Fire Service Hydraulics

40

FSC 3470  Fire Protect Hydraulics & Water Supply

3 SH

LL

FFP1810

Firefighting Tactics and Strategies I

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2811

Firefighting Tactics and Strategies II

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

RN6741

Florida Health & Safety Officer

40

Elective

3 SH

LL

RN6742

Florida Incident Safety Officer

40

Elective

3 SH

LL

NFA300/ICS300

Intermediate ICS

24

Elective

2 SH

LL

RN7529

Legal Considerations for the Safety Officer

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2610

Fire Investigation: Origin & Cause

40

FSC 3302 -  Fire Investigation / Analysis

3 SH

LL

RN9881

Personnel Management for the Fire and EMS

45

FSC 4510 – Fire SVC Personnel Mgmt

3 SH

LL

RN9882

Political and Legal Foundation to Fire Protection

45

FSC 3510 – Pol/Legal Fire Protection

3 SH

LL

FFP2541

Private Fire Protection Systems II

40

Elective

               3 SH

LL

FFP1540

Private Fire Protection Systems 1

45

FSC 3410 – Fire Protection Struct/Systems

3 SH

LL

RN9883

Strategic Planning

60

Elective

3 SH

LL

FFP2706

Public Information Officer

45

Elective

3 SH

LL

 

Note: FESHE core courses. Students must complete these courses at Waldorf or at another institution with a FESHE recognized program.

At Ricky Rescue Training Academy, we are proud of our commitment to providing quality fire service training for qualified personnel who are interested in undertaking a Fire Science Degree, advancing their qualifications, or renewing their certification with the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training. Whether you’re interested in becoming or recertifying as a Florida Fire Officer, Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Fire Instructor, Fire Incident Safety Officer or Pump Operator, our range of Florida State Fire College approved online courses will help you meet your goals!

Ricky Rescue Training Academy has also undertaken articulation agreements with accredited colleges and universities that offer Associates in Fire Science degrees, like Waldorf University. This ensures that students who want to transfer credits between Ricky Rescue Training Academy and those institutions to complete an applicable Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree can do so. Enroll in our convenient self-paced, open enrollment Florida State Fire College accredited online courses as part of your Associates in Fire Science course work!