BS in Fire Science

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    Completion of this major prepares students to assume the responsibilities of a figerfighter or fire officer.

     

    Course  Course Title  Credits 
      Core courses 24 credits   
    FS 140  Introduction to Fire Science 3
    FS 241* Fire Prevention and Related Codes 3
    FS 336* Firefighting Tactics 3
    FS 342* Building Construction 3
    FS 344* Hazardous Materials 3
    FS 365* Fire Officer Company Management 3
    FS 435* Problems in Fire Engineering Seminar 3
    FS 464* Fire Department Organization and Admin 3
      Electives 15 credits   
    FS 137  Emergency Personnel Fitness 3
    FS 150  Introduction to Engine Co. Operations 3
    FS 151  Introduction to Ladder Co. Operations 3
    FS 243* Fire Detection and Suppression Systems 3
    FS 261* Hydraulic Technology 3
    FS 262* General Fire Insurance 3
    FS 334  Fire Investigation and Arson 3
    FS 431  Transportation and Industrial Fire Hazards 3
    FS 436  Firefighting Strategies 3
    FS XXX Cooperative Education or Independent Study