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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


June 8
Summer 2015 eight-week session begins.

June 8
Three-week first summer interim faculty grading due.

June 15
Summer 2015 seven-week session classes begin.

June 15
Four-week first summer interim faculty grading due.

June 18
ELast day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

June 25
Last day to change to Audit.

June 25
Last day to drop and have course dropped from record.

July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
ast day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

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