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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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IMPORTANT DATES


March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 13
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 16 -22
Spring Break.

March 23
Classes resume after Spring Break

March 25
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

March 29
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 March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

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