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: 26 credits

 

Course

Course Title

Hours

 

EMS 131

Emergency Medical Technician

8

 

FSC 135

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention

3

 

FSC 138

Hazardous Materials-First Responder

4

 

FSC 180

Firefighter I and II

8

 

FSC 236

Firefighter Occupational Safety

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

26

BUS 111 or ENG 101

Business English or College Composition I 

3

FSC 136

Fire Apparatus and Hydraulics

4

FSC 238

Emergency Scene Management

3

FSC 239

Emergency Service Leadership and Management

4

And 9 credits chosen from the following:

FSC 233

Introduction to Wildland Fire Suppression

4

FSC 234

Fire Investigation

3

FSC 235

Fire Protection Systems

3

FSC 241

Firefighter Safety and Building Construction

3

FSC 243

Intermediate Wildland Fire Suppression

4

FSC 253

Advanced Wildland Fire Suppression    

4