Academic Catalog

Fire Science, Certificate of Proficiency

Certificate Description

The Fire Science Certificate is designed to prepare students for a career in the fire service or to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals already working or volunteering as fire fighters. All courses in this certificate can be applied toward the AS in Public Service degree program.

Certificate Requirements 

ENGL 151English I3
MATH 165College Algebra (Accelerated)3-5
or MATH 191 Precalculus I
FIRE 162Principles of Emergency Services3
FIRE 165Bldg Construction for Fire Protection3
FIRE 166Fire Behavior and Combustion3
FIRE 255Fire Inspector I3
FIRE 256Fire Inspector II3
FIRE 261Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival3
FIRE 266Fire Prevention3
FIRE 268Fire Protection Systems3
Total Credit Hours30-32