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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 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
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
Fire Science Electives 3
Total Credits 14

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 Electives 3
Fire Science Electives 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 Electives 3
Total Credits 16

Fire Science Electives
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician 7
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

Program Advisor

Marla Williams
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
319-296-4051 (fax)
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

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