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

Select courses to total a minimum of six credit hours from the following electives: FIR 102, FIR 103, FIR 220***(8 credit hours), FIR 221, FIR 222, FIR 223, FIR 224, FIR 290 or FME 107

6


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


30



*Limited enrollment program conducted at Advocate Lutheran General or Presence St. Francis.

**Courses certified by the Illinois State Fire Marshal.

***Students who successfully complete FIR 220 are eligible for Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certificate.

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