Fire Science AAS (0057)

First Year

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
SOC 153 Introductory Sociology 3
FS 101 Principles of Emergency Services 3
FS 102 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3
FS 110 Fire Prevention 3
  Human Well-Being Elective  3
Total Semester Credits: 18
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
SPCH 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
FS 116 Building Construction for Fire Protection 3
FS 131 Fire Protection Systems 3
FS 170 Strategy & Tactics 3
  Social Science Elective*** 3
Total Semester Credits: 15

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Second Year- Fire Protection Administration Option

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
SOC 230 Race and Ethnicity in the United States 3
FS 206 Fire Protection Hydraulics 3
FS 231 Fire Service Administration 3
  General Humanities Elective  3
  Physical Science Elective 4
Total Semester Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
MATH 112 College Algebra 4
FS 233 Occup Safety & Health In EMS 3
FS 237 Legal Aspects of FS 3
  Humanities-Fine Arts Elective*** 3
  Life Sciences Elective*** 4
Total Semester Credits: 17

Second Year- Fire Rescue Specialist Option

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
FS 100 Fire Fighter A 4
FS 115 Fire Fighter B 3
FS 120 Fire Service Vehicle Operator 1
FS 130 Fire Fighter C 2
FS 160 Technical Rescue Awareness .5
FS 181 Haz Mat First Responder 1.5
FS 205 Fire Apparatus Engineer 3
Total Semester Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
  Fire Science Approved Electives  18
Total Semester Credits: 18

All students must complete graduation degree requirements listed in the front of the blue section for an Associate in Applied Science Degree including the requirement for Human Relations course work.

Prerequisites may be required for some courses. Refer to the Class Search link in eSTORM.