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Fire Science Management (AAS.FSM)

The associate degree in Fire Science Management is a two year degree that will prepare the working fire fighter for advancement in their career. This coursework meets the requirements of and is approved by Illinois State Fire Marshall's office. The fire science courses are needed prior to starting the task book for either Basic Company Fire Officer or Advanced Company Fire Officer. Fire Science Management students must be actively serving on a fire department.

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FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CORE
FST-090
Basic Fire Officer

FST-090
Basic Fire Officer

This course is will prepare the current working firefighter for promotions within the department, It is an NFPA, and OFSM approved course and will prepare the student to complete the task book to obtain their Basic Company Officer Certification.

Course Outline

7.0
CORE
CIS-160
Practical Software Applications

CIS-160
Practical Software Applications

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
GEN
BIO-100
Bio Science I

BIO-100
Bio Science I

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things along with their applications to society.


Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

14.0
Second Semester
CORE
FST-082
Fire Service Instructor I

FST-082
Fire Service Instructor I

Provides up-to-date information required to meet the modern job performance requirements for the Fire Service Instructor I as outlined by the National Fire Protection Association, relating to the Safety during the Learning Process and Instructor Management.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
FST-080
Haz Mat Awareness and Ops

FST-080
Haz Mat Awareness and Ops

This course is will provide Fire Fighters and Emergency medical service professionals the basic skills to be able to evaluate and work on an incident scene involving hazardous materials.

Course Outline

3.0
ELE
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Elective

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Elective

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3.0
GEN
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

3.0
CORE
BUS-095
Fundamentals of Accounting

BUS-095
Fundamentals of Accounting

An introduction to basic accounting principles and techniques designed to give the student a general knowledge of accounting practices and terminology. Students will work through the accounting cycle for both a service and retail business.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CORE
FST-091
Advance Company Officer

FST-091
Advance Company Officer

This course is will prepare the current working firefighter for promotions within the department, It is an NFPA, and OFSM approved course and will prepare the student to complete the task book to obtain their Advanced Company Officer Certification.

Course Outline

8.0
GEN
PSY-279
Human Dev/Life Span

PSY-279
Human Dev/Life Span

Study of theories, research methods and findings in physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development from conception through death.



Course Outline

3.0
GEN
COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.


Course Outline

3.0
GEN
BUS-094
Business Math

BUS-094
Business Math

Covers basic applications of mathematics in the business world percentages, elementary algebra, purchasing, selling, interest, future value, present value, etc. It is designed to reinforce and expand business concepts held by the student through the use of mathematics.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

17.0
Second Semester
CORE
FST-083
Fire Instructor II

FST-083
Fire Instructor II

This course is will prepare the current working firefighter for promotions within the department, It is an NFPA, and OFSM approved course and will prepare the student to complete the task book to obtain their Basic Company Officer Certification.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
FST-081
Fire Strategy and Tactics

FST-081
Fire Strategy and Tactics

Provides an in-depth analysis of the principles of fire control through utilization of personnel, equipment, and extinguishing agents on the fire ground.

Course Outline

3.0
GEN
PHI-280
Ethics

PHI-280
Ethics

Introduction to issues and theories of ethics. Includes survey of major value systems and contemporary issues.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
BUS-290
Human Resource Management

BUS-290
Human Resource Management

Examines the managerial processes of planning, developing, and controlling human resources within the organization. Special emphasis will be placed on the areas of recruiting, selection, training, labor relations, salary, and benefit administration. Transfers as elective credit only.


Course Outline

3.0
GEN
HED-290
Disease Processes

HED-290
Disease Processes

The course details with the epidemiology of the major communicable diseases and the causative factors of the degenerative diseases. Historical aspects of diseases are studied. The system of human immunity is the second unit covered.


Course Outline

2.0

Semester Totals

14.0

Total Program Hours

60.0
Suggested Electives
EMS-050
Emergency Medical Tech-Basic

EMS-050
Emergency Medical Tech-Basic

This course provides the student with an understanding of his/her roles and responsibilities within the EMS system, including operations, patient assessment, and emergency medical care. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible to take the EMT-Basic licensing examination. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

7.5
BUS-151
Financial Accounting

BUS-151
Financial Accounting

A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


Course Outline

3.0
HED-290
Disease Processes

HED-290
Disease Processes

The course details with the epidemiology of the major communicable diseases and the causative factors of the degenerative diseases. Historical aspects of diseases are studied. The system of human immunity is the second unit covered.


Course Outline

2.0
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

3.0
 
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Suggested Electives
EMS-050
Emergency Medical Tech-Basic

EMS-050
Emergency Medical Tech-Basic

This course provides the student with an understanding of his/her roles and responsibilities within the EMS system, including operations, patient assessment, and emergency medical care. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible to take the EMT-Basic licensing examination. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

7.5
BUS-151
Financial Accounting

BUS-151
Financial Accounting

A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


Course Outline

3.0
HED-290
Disease Processes

HED-290
Disease Processes

The course details with the epidemiology of the major communicable diseases and the causative factors of the degenerative diseases. Historical aspects of diseases are studied. The system of human immunity is the second unit covered.


Course Outline

2.0
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

3.0
×
Suggested Electives
EMS-050
Emergency Medical Tech-Basic

EMS-050
Emergency Medical Tech-Basic

This course provides the student with an understanding of his/her roles and responsibilities within the EMS system, including operations, patient assessment, and emergency medical care. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible to take the EMT-Basic licensing examination. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

7.5
BUS-151
Financial Accounting

BUS-151
Financial Accounting

A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


Course Outline

3.0
HED-290
Disease Processes

HED-290
Disease Processes

The course details with the epidemiology of the major communicable diseases and the causative factors of the degenerative diseases. Historical aspects of diseases are studied. The system of human immunity is the second unit covered.


Course Outline

2.0
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

3.0
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