Fire Science Technology

  • Overview
Provides academic enhancement to the physical and technical training fire fighters receive at State and National Fire Academies in the areas of fire protection, fire prevention, hazardous materials, and department and fire scene organizational management.
Curriculum documents

To plan degree completion, see the course descriptions in the academic catalog which specify the planned semester(s) in which required classes are to be scheduled.

This is just one way you might complete the Fire Science Technology program in 4 semesters over 2 years of full-time study, or 8 semesters over 4 years of part-time study. (Sample course sequences assume that all pre-requisites have been satisfied and the student is prepared for college-level work.) For a detailed list of required courses, optional electives and program information, download the Fire Science Technology program description from our official academic catalog.

Course descriptions are also available in the catalog. Find courses

Sample 2 Year Sequence of Courses
Fall 1Spring 1Fall 2Spring 2
FST 151
FST 154
ENG Comp. I
PSY 101
CIS 140 or CIS 141
FST 157
FST 159
ENG Comp. II
MAT 117 or MAT 107
CHE 105 or CHE 111
FST 152
FST 155
PCS 140/141
Humanities elective
FST 156
FST 153
EMS 101
FST 158
SOC 101
Sample 4 Year Sequence of Courses
Fall 1Spring 1Fall 2Spring 2
FST 151
FST 154
ENG Comp. I
FST 159
MAT 117 or MAT 107
CIS 140 or CIS 141
FST 152
PSY 101
ENG Comp. II
FST 153
SOC 101
CHE 105 or CHE 111
Fall 3Spring 3Fall 4Spring 4
EMS 101FST 157
PCS 140 or PCS 141
FST 155
FST 156
FST 158
Humanities elective

Student learning outcomes

Students completing a course of study in this program will be able to:

What’s next

Begin or enhance your career in municipal fire protection, insurance and building inspection, fire protection work with private firms, or transfer to a Baccalaureate program with major emphasis on fire department management or fire science education.