Fire Science (Certificate)

Intermediate Certificate

Certificate Description

The Fire Science Intermediate Certificate program is designed to introduce basic skills and to assist those who desire to enhance their abilities on the job. Included in the curriculum are practical applications and knowledge. Students may apply credit hours earned in this program toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science.

Certificate Requirements (18 credits)

Course

Course Title

Hours

FSC 180

Firefighter I and II

8

FSC 138

Hazardous Materials/First Responder

4

FSC 236

Firefighter Occupational Safety

3

FSC 238

Emergency Scene Management

3

 

Advanced Certificate

Certificate Description

The Fire Science Advanced Certificate program is designed to introduce basic skills and to assist those who desire to enhance their abilities on the job. Included in the curriculum are practical applications and knowledge. Students may apply the hours of this program toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science.

Certificate Requirements (49 credits)

Course

Course Title

Hours

Completion of Fire Science Intermediate Certificate

18

EMS 131

Emergency Medical Technician

8

FSC 135

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention 

3

FSC 136

Fire Apparatus and Hydraulics

4

FSC 234

Fire Investigation

3

FSC 239

Emergency Service Leadership and Management

4

FSC 241

Firefighter Safety and Building Construction

3

BUS 111 or ENG 101

Business English or College Composition I

3

CIS 120

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3