This Career Pathway Certificate of Completion is designed to capture a student's progress for completing all Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education coursework. These courses, and the Career Pathway Certificate of Completion, will help the student develop professional skills in the fire service. Students seeking entry level job, promotion/advancement, or just professional development will benefit from the coursework and the Career Pathway Certificate of Completion.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 34 credit hours with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or better. All courses must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better.

Courses that are developmental in nature, (designed to prepare students for college transfer courses), are not applicable to this degree.

Complete the graduation application process one term prior to the term of completion (e.g., spring term graduates must apply during winter term).

Program Guide

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
FS100 Principles of Emergency Services 3
 Credits3
Winter
FS120 Building Const Related to Fire Svc 3
FS121 Fire Behavior and Combust 3
 Credits6
Spring
FS125 Principles of Fire and Emergency S 4
 Credits4
Second Year
Fall
FS200 Strategy and Tactics 3
FS205 Fire Prevention 3
FS231 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Wate 3
 Credits9
Winter
FS215 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services 3
FS220 Fire Protection Systems 3
 Credits6
Spring
FS225 Prin of Fire & Emerg Service Admin 3
FS232 Occupational Safety and Health ES 3
 Credits6
 Total Credits34

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Apply critical thinking and decision-making skills relevant to fire service scenarios.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations.