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 Program Evaluation/Degree Audit 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:

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