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Fire Science


Gain practical firefighting skills. This program meets Arizona certification requirements for EMT Basic as well as Firefighter I and II.

Program/Major Codes: CRTFIRESCIEN/FSI

What can I do with this certificate?

Academic options: Continue your studies by taking classes toward an Associate of Applied Science in Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE).

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Program Requirements

Program Prerequisites

Before enrolling in this program, you must fulfill the following requirements with a grade of C or better.

Course # Course Title Credits
EMT 100 Basic Emergency Medical Technology 12
FSC 153
Hazardous Materials *
FSC 160
Wildland Firefighting *
Subtotal 12

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
FSC 130 Strength and Fitness for the Fire Service 2.5
FSC 149 Fire Operations I 4
FSC 150 Fire Operations II 4
FSC 151 Introduction to Fire Science 3
FSC 153 Hazardous Materials 1.5
FSC 160 Wildland Firefighting 3
FSC 167 Rescue Practices for the Fire Service 2.5
FSC 173 Records and Reports 0.25
Subtotal 20.75
Total 32.75