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

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 101
FST 111
ENG Comp. I
PSY 101
CIS 140 or CIS 141
FST 125
FST 105
ENG Comp. II
MAT 117 or MAT 107
SOC 101
FST 113
FST 201
CHE 105 or CHE 111
PCS 140/141
HUM elective
FST 109
EMS 101
FST 205
FST 206
SPA 163
Sample 4 Year Sequence of Courses
Fall 1Spring 1Fall 2Spring 2
FST 101
FST 111
ENG Comp. I
FST 125
MAT 117 or
MAT 107
CIS 140 or
CIS 141
FST 113
CHE 105 or
CHE 111
PSY 101
FST 109
SOC 101
ENG Comp. II
Fall 3Spring 3Fall 4Spring 4
FST 201
EMS 101
FST 105
PCS 140 or
PCS141
FST 206
HUM elective
FST 205
SPA 163

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.