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. What You'll StudyCourse Sequencing FST Curriculum Documents Fire Science Technology (FST) required courses - from our official academic catalogDegree completion checklist (2022-23) • Worksheet to track your progress towards completing this program if you start this year 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 CIS ENG Comp. I Program elective FST 152 FST 155 MAT General Education elective Program elective FST 159 FST 253 ENG Comp. II PSY 101 or SOC 101 Program elective FST 153 6 cr General Education electives 6 cr Program electives Sample 4 Year Sequence of Courses Fall 1Spring 1Fall 2Spring 2FST 151 ENG Comp. I CIS FST 152 MAT Program elective FST 159 ENG Comp. II PSY 101 or SOC 101 FST 153 General Education elective Program elective Fall 3Spring 3Fall 4Spring 4FST 154 Program elective FST 155 General Education elective FST 253 Program elective General Education elective Program elective Program Learning Outcomes Students completing a course of study in this program will be able to: Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of fire development, cause and prevention Apply theoretical knowledge of hydraulic principles to solving water-supply problems for fire protection Identify hazardous materials, hazardous properties, and successful emergency-scene operations Recognize the importance of building-construction concepts and materials in fire safety, the effects of heat and fire on buildings, and the impact of fire to personal safety of building occupants Explain the benefits of fire protection systems in various types of structures Discuss and describe the scope, purpose, and organizational structure of fire and emergency services Define how the concepts of risk management affect strategic and tactical decision-making Describe the history and philosophy of fire prevention Demonstrate and use basic interpersonal, group and public communication skills 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.