Fire Science Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 65
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Semester 1
ENG-105 Composition I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
FIR-130 Fire Prevention 3 $561.00
FIR-139 Fire Fighter I 4 $1108.00
FIR-213 Principles of Emergency Services 3 $561.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-156 Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-772 Applied Math 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
Total Credits 16

Semester 2
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder 2 $547.00
FIR-124 Building Construction 3 $561.00
FIR-127 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3 $561.00
FIR-291 Fire Fighter II Certification Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $711.00
FIR-322 Hazardous Materials: Operations Level Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
Fire Science Electives 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
FIR-152 Fire Protection Systems 3 $561.00
FIR-235 Fire Investigation I 3 $561.00
FIR-400 Emergency Safety and Survival 3 $561.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Fire Science Electives 3
Fire Science Electives 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 4
CRJ-285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2 $374.00
FIR-160 Fire Inspector I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $611.00
FIR-655 Fire Science Capstone Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $374.00
POL-111 American National Government Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Fire Science Electives 3
Total Credits 16

Fire Science Electives
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 7 $1642.00
EMS-363 Emergency Medical Technician I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -AND- 3 $561.00
EMS-364 Emergency Medical Technician II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -AND- 3 $561.00
EMS-365 Emergency Medical Technician II Clinical Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
EMS-900 Education in EMS 3 $561.00
FIR-145 Strategy and Tactics 3 $561.00
FIR-149 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply 3 $561.00
FIR-158 Fire Officer I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $611.00
FIR-200 Occupational Safety/Health in Emergency Services 3 $561.00
FIR-214 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services 3 $561.00
FIR-236 Fire Investigation II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
FIR-300 Principles of Fire and EMS Administration Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
FIR-335 Fire Instructor I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $611.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Director

Greg Helmuth
Health Education and Services Center 223
319-296-4428
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Administrative Assistant

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
319-296-4010
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

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