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.