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Fire Science Academy Track


Gain  firefighting, hazardous materials, and wildland firefighting skills. This program meets Arizona certification requirements for Firefighter I and II. Additionally students will be able to achieve International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) certification as a Hazmat First Responder. Students will also be awarded a certificate of completion for wildland firefighting training for the National Wildfire Coordination Group.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admission. See an advisor for details.

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.

Students must provide documented certification from the State of Arizona or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians stating that they have obtained a minimum of EMT certification.

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
FSC 101 Principles of Emergency Services 3
FSC 110 Rope I 1
FSC 130 Strength and Fitness for the Fire Service 2.5
FSC 149 Fire Operations I 4
FSC 150 Fire Operations II 4
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 1
Total 22.5