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2004-2005
Fire Science Technology
Associate in Applied Science
Curriculum code 1262
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Required Courses
(63 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

COM-101

3 Composition I   
MTH-___ 3 MTH-101, 120 or above   

___-___

3 Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

 
___-___

___-___

6 Elective: Select six hours of electives from electives list.   
Total: 15

Second Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

FIS-103

3 Fire Prevention Principles I  

FIS-107

3 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy I  

FIS-201

3 Fire Service Instructor I  

FIS-205

3 Fire Service Management I  

FIS-209

3 Fire Service Management II  
Total: 15

Third Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

___-___

4 Physical & Life Sciences

Choose from BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, NAT, PHS, PHY

 

___-___

3 Humanities and Fine Arts

Choose from ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, SPA, THE

 

FIS-202

3 Fire Service Instructor II  

FIS-207

3 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy II  

FIS-210

3 Fire Service Management III  
Total: 16

Fourth Semester
17 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

___-___

4 Physical & Life Sciences

Choose from BIO, CHM, EAS, GELNAT, PHS, PHY

 

COM-103

3 Speech Fundamentals  

FIS-211

3 Fire Service Management IV  
___-___
___-___
4 Elective: Select four hours of electives from electives list.  

___-___

3 Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

 
Total: 17

Electives
Select 10 hours from the following courses.

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

BUS-226

3 Business Ethics   
EMS-100 2 First Responder   
EMS-101 6 Emergency Medical Technician   

FIS-101

3 Principles of Fire Science  

FIS-104

3 Fire Protection Systems  

FIS-105

3 Industrial Fire Protection  

FIS-106

3 Fire Suppression Apparatus and Equipment  

FIS-110

1 Hazardous Materials Awareness  

FIS-111

1 Hazardous Materials Incident Command  

FIS-112

3 Building Construction For Fire Safety  

FIS-114

3 Fire Investigation  

FIS-203

3 Fire Service Hydraulics  

FIS-204

3 Hazardous Materials First Responder  

FIS-206

3 Emergency Rescue Technician  
IMS-101 3 Introduction to Computer Systems  
PHI-111 3 Critical Thinking  
PSY-202 3 Social Psychology  
SLP-106 3 Crisis Management  
SPA-115 3 Career Spanish for Health Care I  
SPA-116 3 Career Spanish for Health Care II  

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; COL-101 requirement; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Department Chairperson
Susan Phelan
Office: A240
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

Program Coordinator
Tom Lia

(708) 974-5602
lia@morainevalley.edu
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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