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Fire Science - CERT C

A Certificate is outlined coursework that is designed to prepare a student to head out into the workforce in a short timeframe or for career advancement. This certificate totals 48.5 credit hours. Consult with an advisor for more information. Click on hyperlink to reveal a full list of courses. If you are interested in honors course options, please visit the HutchCC Honors Program (www.hutchcc.edu/honors) for further information.

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Required Courses


Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Notes

EM110
Emergency Medical Technician
10.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

FS106
Basic Vehicle Extrication
1.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

FS110
Firefighter I
4.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

FS113
Firefighter II
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

FS120
Wildland Firefighter Type II
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

FS130
Introduction to Fire Ground Strategy and Tactics
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

FS150
Hazardous Materials Operations (First Responder)
1.50
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

FS151
Fireground Operations
1.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

FS175
Intro. to Fire & Emergency Services Administration
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

FS203
Fire Hydraulics
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

Electives


  • Fire Science Electives
    Credit Hours : 16.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • EM131
      Cardiac Care (CPR)
      0.50
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • FS102
      Construction Methods and Materials
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • FS103
      Introduction to Professional Firefighting
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS104
      Fundamentals of Fire Prevention
      3.00
      Spring Summer
      Spring Summer

    • FS105
      Fire Attack
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS107
      Basic Confined Space Rescue I
      1.50
      Spring
      Prereq: FS108 Rope Rescue I, or Departmental Consent.
      Spring
      Prereq: FS108 Rope Rescue I, or Departmental Consent.

    • FS108
      Rope Rescue I
      1.50
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS109
      Rope Rescue II
      1.50
      Spring
      Prereq: FS108 Rope Rescue I, or Departmental Consent.
      Spring
      Prereq: FS108 Rope Rescue I, or Departmental Consent.

    • FS111
      Hazardous Materials Awareness
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS114
      Fire Science Update
      1.00

    • FS118
      Rope Rescue III
      1.00
      Prereq: FS108 Rope Rescue I.
      Prereq: FS108 Rope Rescue I.

    • FS122
      Incident Command System
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS124
      Wildland Firefighter Internship I
      2.00
      Spring
      Spring

    • FS125
      Fire Service Internship I
      1.00
      Spring
      Spring

    • FS126
      Portable Pumps and Water Use
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS127
      Wildland Fire Powersaw Operations
      2.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS128
      Wildland Firefighter Firing Operations
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS132
      Basic Scuba Diving
      2.00

    • FS141
      Fire Dynamics
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • FS145
      Firefighter Fitness and Conditioning I
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS146
      Firefighter Fitness and Conditioning II
      1.00

    • FS153
      Engine Company Operations
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS155
      Ice Rescue Operations
      1.50
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS156
      Ice Rescue Technician
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS160
      Rapid Intervention Team
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS161
      Fire Rescue Special Operations
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS202
      Fire Protection Systems
      3.00

    • FS204
      Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy
      3.00

    • FS205
      Arson Investigation
      5.00

    • FS206
      Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator
      4.00

    • FS209
      Fire Instructor I
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS210
      Fire Safety Officer
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • FS220
      Fire Operation in the Urban Interface
      2.00

    • FS221
      Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior
      2.00


Total Credit Hours
48.50
Program Notes:

A grade of "C" or better is required for all degree-specific courses.

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