Fire Science Technology

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Fire Science diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare fire service personnel at all levels to become better officers and leaders. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain and upgrade present knowledge and skills. Completion of the program of study leads to a Diploma in Fire Science.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass - writing 32, reading 70, math 26, or Asset - writing 37, reading 38, math 35 or SAT scores of 430 critical reading and 400 math or ACT scores of 13 reading, 12 English, and 17 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
OR
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
FRSC 1100 Introduction to Fire Science 3
FRSC 1110 Fire Adm Supervsr/Leadership 3
FRSC 1121 Firefighting Strategy & Tactic 3
FRSC 1132 Fire Service Instructor 4
FRSC 1141 Hazardous Materials Operations 4
FRSC 1151 Fire Prevention & Inspection 4
FRSC 1161 Fire Service Safety & Loss Ctr 3
FRSC 2100 Fire Administration Management 3
FRSC 2110 Fire Service Hydraulics 3
FRSC 2120 Fire Protection Systems 3
FRSC 2130 Fire Service Bldg Construction 3
FRSC 2141 Incident Command 4
FRSC 2170 Fire & Arson Investigation 4
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