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Fire Science Technology

Basics of Fire Fighting Certificate
12 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0183

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

FIR 101 Introduction to Fire Science or

3

 

FIR 111 Introduction to Public Safety Careers II or

3

 

LAE 111 Introduction to Public Safety Careers II

3

FIR 121 Fire Fighting Tactics I*

3

FIR 131 Hazardous Materials - First Responder

3

FIR 205 Building Construction

3


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


12



*Courses certified by the Illinois State Fire Marshal.

Also see
Fire Science Technology Department
Careers in Fire Science Technology
All Degrees and Certificates

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April 6
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Evaluation Days.

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May 16
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May 16
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May 17
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May 30
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