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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 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.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- 3 $533.25
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $533.25
FIR-130 Fire Prevention 3 $533.25
FIR-139 Fire Fighter I 4 $1046.00
FIR-213 Principles of Emergency Services 3 $533.25
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-772 Applied Math 3 $533.25
Total Credits 16

Semester 2
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder 2 $540.50
FIR-124 Building Construction 3 $533.25
FIR-127 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3 $533.25
FIR-291 Fire Fighter II Certification 3 $683.25
Fire Science Electives 3
Total Credits 14

Semester 3
FIR-152 Fire Protection Systems 3 $533.25
FIR-235 Fire Investigation I 3 $533.25
FIR-400 Emergency Safety and Survival 3 $533.25
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $533.25
Fire Science Electives 3
Fire Science Electives 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 4
CRJ-285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2 $355.50
FIR-160 Fire Inspector I 3 $583.25
FIR-655 Fire Science Capstone 2 $355.50
POL-111 American National Government 3 $533.25
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
Fire Science Electives 3
Total Credits 16

Fire Science Electives
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $711.00
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician 7 $1564.25
EMS-900 Education in EMS 3 $533.25
FIR-145 Strategy and Tactics 3 $533.25
FIR-149 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply 3 $533.25
FIR-158 Fire Officer I 3 $583.25
FIR-200 Occupational Safety/Health in Emergency Services 3 $533.25
FIR-214 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services 3 $533.25
FIR-236 Fire Investigation II 3 $533.25
FIR-300 Principles of Fire and EMS Administration 3 $533.25
FIR-335 Fire Instructor I 3 $583.25

Course Cost Calculation

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

The course cost calculation does not include:

Student Success Specialist

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

Marla Williams
Health Education and Services Center 223
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Department Secretary

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

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