Bachelor of Science in Fire Science
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Science presents the theoretical foundations for leadership and administration of fire service organizations. Extending from a comprehensive curriculum of fire prevention and fire protection, the BS in Fire Science program takes a multi-professional approach to policy integration, management of organizations and human resources, and includes comprehensive academic preparation in the application of specialized fire service equipment and apparatus. This field of study also extends legal frameworks to applied fire service settings and context. Students earning a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science will embark on an educational path of professional development to become leaders in the profession.
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Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.
General Studies Requirements - 60 hrs
Major Courses - 60 hrs
36 hours must be at the 3000-4000 level
|Any course not previously selected can be used to satisfy this requirement.
* Certification Opportunity with the Fire Department Safety Officer Association (FDSOA)
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