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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

6

 

FIR 111 Introduction to Public Safety Careers II or

6

 

LAE 111 Introduction to Public Safety Careers II

6

FIR 121 Fire Fighting Tactics I*

6

FIR 131 Hazardous Materials - First Responder

6

FIR 205 Building Construction

6


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


30



*Courses certified by the Illinois State Fire Marshal.

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IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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