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Fire Science Courses

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

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

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

Courses are subject to change.

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

Semester 2
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder 2
FIR-124 Building Construction 3
FIR-127 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3
FIR-291 Fire Fighter II Certification 3
FIR-322 Hazardous Materials: Operations Level 1
Fire Science Elective 3
Total Credits 15

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

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

Fire Science Electives
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician 7
EMS-363 Emergency Medical Technician I -AND- 3
EMS-364 Emergency Medical Technician II -AND- 3
EMS-365 Emergency Medical Technician II Clinical 1
EMS-900 Education in EMS 3
FIR-145 Strategy and Tactics 3
FIR-149 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply 3
FIR-158 Fire Officer I 3
FIR-200 Occupational Safety/Health in Emergency Services 3
FIR-214 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services 3
FIR-236 Fire Investigation II 3
FIR-300 Principles of Fire and EMS Administration 3
FIR-335 Fire Instructor I 3

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