Fire Science Technology
Major Code: 610A

Associate in Applied Science

This degree is designed for individuals seeking a career in fire science. All fire science courses at Waubonsee are approved by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal.

General Education Requirements15

Major Program Requirements27

  • FSC105 Basic Operations Firefighter Module A4
  • FSC115 Basic Operations Firefighter Module B4
  • FSC118 Basic Operations Firefighter Module C4
  • FSC120 Hazardous Materials Operations3
  • FSC125 Advanced Technician Firefighter4
  • FSC140 Fire Apparatus Engineer4
  • FSC150 Vehicle and Machinery Operations3
  • FSC215 Technical Rescue and Vehicle Operations1


Select electives from the courses listed.

  • FSC160 Tactics and Strategy I3
  • FSC170 Fire Science Instructor I3
  • FSC220 Fire Inspection and Prevention3
  • FSC231 Fire Science Administration I3
  • FSC232 Fire Science Administration II3
  • FSC233 Fire Science Administration III3
  • FSC234 Fire Science Administration IV3
  • FSC260 Tactics and Strategy II3
  • FSC270 Fire Science Instructor II3
  • EMT120 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic9
  • ITS297 Internship1
  • ITS298 Internship2
  • ITS299 Internship3

Total Semester Hours for Degree60

Major course shown in color requires minimum grade of C.