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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.

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

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

 

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April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.

May 12, 13
Evaluation Days.

May 13
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May 16
First summer 2016 interim classes begin.

May 16
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May 17
Faculty grading due.

May 17
Commencement.

May 30
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 6
Summer 2016 eight-week session classes begin.

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