Fire Science

Fire Science Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 64
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Fire Science program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequiste and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $505.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $505.50
FIR130 Fire Prevention 3 $505.50
FIR139 Fire Fighter I 4 $824.00
FIR213 Principles of Emergency Services 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT772 Applied Math 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Semester 2
EMS114 Emergency Medical Responder 2 $422.00
FIR124 Building Construction 3 $505.50
FIR127 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3 $505.50
FIR291 Fire Fighter II Certification 3 $655.50
Fire Science Electives 3

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Total Credits 14
Semester 3
FIR152 Fire Protection Systems 3 $505.50
FIR235 Fire Investigation I 3 $530.50
FIR400 Emergency Safety and Survival 3 $505.50
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50
Fire Science Electives 3
Fire Science Electives 3

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Total Credits 18
Semester 4
CRJ285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2 $337.00
FIR160 Fire Inspector I 3 $505.50
FIR655 Fire Science Capstone 2 $337.00
POL111 American National Government 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50
Fire Science Electives 3

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Total Credits 16
Fire Science Electives
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $674.00
EMS201 Emergency Medical Technician 7 $1454.50
EMS900 Education in EMS 3 $505.50
FIR145 Strategy and Tactics 3 $505.50
FIR149 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply 3 $505.50
FIR200 Occupational Safety/Health in Emergency Services 3 $505.50
FIR214 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services 3 $505.50
FIR236 Fire Investigation II 3 $505.50
FIR300 Principles of Fire and EMS Administration 3 $505.50
FIR335 Fire Instructor I 3 $505.50

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Administrative Secretary

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
319-296-4010
319-296-4051 (fax)
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Student Success Specialist

Darla Palmer
Health Education and Services Center 205
319-296-2329 ext.1223
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Coordinator

Marla Williams
Health Education and Services Center 223
319-296-4428
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Dean

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
319-296-4457
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