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Fire Science Technology

Fire Science Technology Certificate
30 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0181

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

FIR 101 Introduction to Fire Science or

3

 

FIR 111 Introduction to Public Safety Careers II or

 

 

LAE 111 Introduction to Public Safety Careers II

 

FIR 121 Fire Fighting Tactics I*

3

FIR 131 Hazardous Materials - First Responder

3

FIR 201 Fire Prevention Principles I*

3

FIR 205 Building Construction

3

FIR 209 Fire Hydraulics

3

FIR 211 Fire Prevention Principles II

3

FIR 217 Fire Department Administration I*

3


Courses to total a minimum of six credit hours from any 100-level or above FIR course or FME 107**


6


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


30



*Courses certified by the Illinois State Fire Marshal.

**A maximum of 6 credit hours may be applied from the following electives: FIR 102, FIR 103, FIR 220, FIR 221, FIR 222, FIR 223, FIR 224 and FIR 290.

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