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Courses You Will Take


Major Course Requirements (24 credits)
Course Course Title Credit Hours
EMS1119 Emergency Medical Technician 4 credits
EMS1119L Emergency Medical Technician Lab 2 credits
FFP1710 Supervision Leadership/Officers 3 credits
FFP1505 Fire Prevention 3 credits
FFP2700 Fire Department Management 3 credits
FFP2740 Fire Service Instructor Delivery 3 credits
FFP2510 Fire & Building Codes 3 credits
FFP2810 Firefighter Tactics/Strategy 3 credits
General Education Requirements (15 credits)
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENC1101 English Composition 3 credits
SPC1026 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3 credits
PHI2604 Critical Thinking/Ethics 3 credits
PPE1005 Psychology of Personal Effectiveness 3 credits
Choose One of the Following:
CHM1033 Chemistry for Health Sciences 3 credits
MAT1102 College Algebra 3 credits
PSC1515 Energy & Natural Environment 3 credits
Electives (21 credits)
Course Course Title Credit Hours
FFP1140 First Responder 3 credits
FFP2604 Arson/Detection 3 credits
FFP2110 Building Construction for Fire Service 3 credits
FFP2521 Blueprint Reading/Plans Review 3 credits
FFP2401 Hazardous Materials I 3 credits
FFP2402 Hazardous Materials II 3 credits
FFP2305 Fire Apparatus 3 credits
FFP2540 Detection/Suppression Systems 3 credits
FFP2301 Fire Hydraulics 3 credits
FFP2811 Command Tactics 3 credits
FFP2741 Fire Instructor Course Design 3 credits
FFP2590 Fire Inspector Preparation 1-9 credits

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