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Fire Protection Technology Plans of Study

2014 – 2015

Fire Protection Technology Associate Degree

Fire Inspection Certificate

Fire Management Certificate

2013 – 2014

Fire Protection Technology Associate Degree

Fire Inspection Certificate

Fire Management Certificate


Fire Protection Technology Associate Degree (A55240) – Evening Program
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Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 3
FIP 120 Introduction to Fire Protection 3 0 3
FIP 128 Detection and Investigation 3 0 3
FIP 132 Building Construction 3 0 3
EPT 140 Emergency Management 3 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
ENG 112 Writing / Research in Disciplines 3 0 3
FIP 124 Fire Prevention & Public Education 3 0 3
FIP 220 Fire Fighting Strategies 3 0 3
Math Elective     3-4
Major Elective     3
SUMMER TERM, 2015
Humanities Elective     3
Social Science Elective (POL 120 recommended)     3
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
FIP 228 Local Government Finance 3 0 3
EPT 230 Chemistry of Hazardous Materials I 5 0 5
FIP 256 Municipal Public Relations 3 0 3
FIP 276 Managing Fire Services 3 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
FIP 152 Fire Protection Law 3 0 3
FIP 232 Hydraulics and Water Distribution 2 2 3
FIP 240 Fire Service Supervision 3 0 3
FIP 248 Fire Service Personnel Administration 3 0 3
FIP 260 Fire Protection Planning 3 0 3
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 66–67

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A , RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070, MAT 080, or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, DMA 070, DMA 080 may be required based on placement test results

MATH ELECTIVE: Choose from one of the following: MAT 110; MAT 143, MAT 171

HUMANITIES ELECTIVE: Choose 3 hours from among the following: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211

SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE: Choose 3 hours from among the following: ANT 210, ANT 220, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, GEO 112, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, HIS 236, POL 120, POL 220, PSY 150, PSY 241, PSY 263, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225

MAJOR ELECTIVE: Choose 3 hours from among the following: COE 110, COE 111, EMS 110, FIP 136, FIP 221, FIP 224, FIP 244, FIP 264, FIP 268, FIP 272

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.


Fire Inspection Certificate (C55240S) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
FIP 120 Introduction to Fire Protection 3 0 3
FIP 136 Inspection and Codes 3 0 3
FIP 132 Building Construction 3 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
FIP 152 Fire Protection Law 3 0 3
FIP 220 Fire Fighting Strategies 3 0 3
Total Semester Hours Required for Certificate 15

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.


Fire Management Certificate (C55240M) – Printable Version (pdf)
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Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 3
FIP 228 Local Government Finance 3 0 3
FIP 256 Municipal Public Relations 3 0 3
FIP 276 Managing Fire Services 3 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
FIP 240 Fire Service Supervision 3 0 3
FIP 248 Fire Service Personnel Administration 3 0 3
Total Semester Hours Required for Certificate 18

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.