Fire Science TechnologyMajor Code: 610A
Associate in Applied Science
This degree is designed for individuals seeking a career in fire science. The program includes course work toward the Office of the State Fire Marshal Certifications as a Basic Operations Firefighter, Advanced Technician Firefighter, Instructor I, Hazardous Materials First Responder - Operations, Hazardous Materials Awareness, Technical Rescue Awareness, Fire Service Vehicle Operator, Vehicle and Machinery Operations, Fire Apparatus Engineer and Officer I. Students may also acquire Department of Public Health certification as an Emergency Medical Technician Assistant. All fire science courses at Waubonsee are approved by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal.
General Education Requirements15
Major Program Requirements35
Additional Program Requirements9
Select electives from the courses listed.
Total Semester Hours for Degree62
Major course shown in color requires minimum grade of C.