Fire Engineering Technology (FST.S.AAS)

62.0-63.0 Credit Hours

This program provides a full range of courses that address fire protection engineering and safety issues. The program prepares students for careers in fire protection engineering, inspection, arson investigation, engineering design of early detection, warning and suppression systems, emergency response and fire administration. Courses include fire protection systems design, fire investigation, fire codes, safety management, building construction, hazardous materials and administrative issues. Real-world experience is gained through internship with a fire department, fire inspection services or arson investigation companies. Graduates are prepared to enter the workforce as fire engineering technicians and work as fire/safety officers in general industry or construction firms; design firms specializing in sprinkler systems or fire protection design; arson investigators, fire inspectors or continue their education and obtain a bachelor's degree in fire engineering.

Program Outcomes

  • Design fire protection suppression and detection systems for a variety of hazards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fire prevention concepts, hazard mitigation and fire/building code compliance.
  • Demonstrate the role of the fire professional in local, state and national organizations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of building construction and fire behavior.
  • Demonstrate effective communication, both written and orally.

Curriculum

Fire Engineering Technology Elective 6 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 credit hours
CAT 1131: Introduction to Revit MEP View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CHE 1111: Introduction to Chemistry I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
CHE 1151: Lab for Introduction to Chemistry I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 0 credit hours
COM 2211: Effective Public Speaking View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 1111: Fire Behavior & Combustion View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 2201: Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 2202: Building Construction for Fire Protection View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 2204: Fire Protection Systems View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 5 credit hours
FST 2228: Human Behavior & Fire View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 2260: Advanced Concepts in Structural Fire Protection View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
FST 2270: Fire Science Internship View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
MAT 1470: College Algebra View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
MAT 1570: Trigonometry View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MET 1371: CAD Concepts using AutoCAD View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
PHY 1100: Introduction to Physics View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
SCC 1101: First Year Experience View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
Course Option: {FST 1120 OR FST 1113} 3 - 4 credit hours
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