State Fire and Rescue

Area 7

Degree Requirements


1. FRS denotes a collegiate formatted course for 3 or more credit hours
2. FRT denotes a fractional credit course
3. The FRS course titles are only for the purpose of indicating level of material
4. You will note many courses show little, if any, hours listed in the skills section. As will all Fire Rescue Training Courses, at lease 50% of training hours are hands on work where students are learning by doing under the guidance of an instructor. The accreditation agency views skill hours as those hours in a training program where a student is practicing tasks with little if any instruction being provided by an instructor. Hours listed under lecture will include both classroom and hands on instruction.

 

Notes to table:

 

1. FRS + 3-digit denotes a collegiate formatted course for 3 or more credit hours

 

2. FRS + 4-digit denotes a fractional credit course

 

3. The FRS course titles are only for the purpose of indicating level of material

 

4. You will note many courses show little, if any, hours listed in the skills section. As will all Fire Rescue Training Courses, at lease 50% of training hours are hands on work where students are learning by doing under the guidance of an instructor. The accreditation agency views skill hours as those hours in a training program where a student is practicing tasks with little if any instruction being provided by an instructor. Hours listed under lecture will include both classroom and hands on instruction.

 

5. 18-22 credit hours in General Education classes are required for this Degree in the following areas:

 

Introduction to Computers3 hours
Humanities / Oral Communications3 hours
Mathematics3 hours
Science3-4 hours
Social Interaction3-4 hours
Writing / Accessing Information3 hours

 

CORE COURSES

 

FRS 101 INTRODUCTION TO FIRE SERVICE 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSE CLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 1011Fire Department Organization100.7
FRS 1012Fire Behavior40.3
FRS 1013Firefighter Safety60.4
FRS 1014Personal Protective Equipment120.8
FRS 1015Portable Fire Extinguishers30.2
FRS 1016Fire Hose, Appliances and Streams100.6

 

FRS 102 FIREFIGHTERS BASIC SKILLS I 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 1021Ropes30.2
FRS 1022Ladders90.6
FRS 1023Aircraft Rescue60.4
FRS 1024Rescue60.4
FRS 1025First Aid40.3
FRS 1026Bloodborne Pathogens40.3
FRS 1027Emergency Disaster Planning 20.1
FRS 1028Forcible Entry30.2
FRS 1029CPR80.5

 

FRS 103 FIREFIGHTERS BASIC SKILLS II 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 1031Building Construction100.6
FRS 1032Wildland Fire Suppression Operations80.5
FRS 1033Fire Control211.4
FRS 1034Ventilation60.5

 

FRS 104 FIREFIGHTERS INTERMEDIATE SKILLS I 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 1041Water Supply60.4
FRS 1042Foam Fire Streams30.2
FRS 1043Salvage40.3
FRS 1044Overhaul20.1
FRS 1045Fire Alarm and Communications30.2
FRS 1046Hazardous Materials Awareness80.5
FRS 1047Hazardous Materials Operations161.1
FRS 1048Sprinklers30.2

 

FRS 105 FIREFIGHTERS INTERMEDIATE SKILLS II 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 1051Fire Department Organization40.3
FRS 1052Fire Behavior II60.4
FRS 1053Personal Protective Equipment80.5
FRS 1054Fire Hose, Appliances and Streams 100.6
FRS 1055Ropes II100.7
FRS 1056Forcible Entry II70.5

 

FRS 201 FIREFIGHTERS ADVANCED SKILLS 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 2011Firefighter Safety II40.3
FRS 2012Ladders II110.7
FRS 2013Rescue II40.3
FRS 2014Ventilation II40.3
FRS 2015Fire Control90.6
FRS 2016Emergency Disaster Planning II13

0.8

 

FRS 202 FIREFIGHTERS ADVANCED SKILLS II 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 2021Portable Extinguishers II20.1
FRS 2022Water Supply II120.8
FRS 2023Pumper Operations171.1
FRS 2024Foam Fire Streams II10.1
FRS 2025Salvage II10.1
FRS 2026Fire Prevention, Public Education, and Fire Cause Determination120.8

 

FRS 203 FIREFIGHTERS ADVANCED SKILLS III 90 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 2031Pump Operations II80.5
FRS 2032Drivers Training120.8
FRS 2033Overhaul II30.2
FRS 2034Fire Alarm and Communications II50.3
FRS 2035Sprinklers70.5
FRS 2036Practicum550.7

 

FRS 204 EMT FIRST RESPONDER 45 CLOCK HRS 3 CREDIT HRS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 204First Responder (EMS)453.0

 

FRS 205 FIRE OFFICER I 75 CLOCK HRS 5 CREDIT HRS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 2051Fire prevention, Public Education and Fire Cause Determination80.5
FRS 2052Firefighter Survival and Rescue161.1
FRS 2053Hazardous Materials Technician513.4

 

FRS 206 FIRE OFFICER II 180 CLOCK HRS 8 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 2061Emergency Medical Technician1506.0
FRS 2062Managing Company Tactical Operations: Decision Making141.0
FRS 2063Instructional Techniques For Company Officers161.0

 

FRS 207 FIRE OFFICER III 90 CLOCK HRS 6 CREDIT HOURS

 

NUMBERCOURSECLOCK HRSCREDIT HRS
FRS 2071Company Officer 523.5
FRS 2072Incident Command System140.9
FRS 2073Leadership: Strategies for Company Success120.8
FRS 2074Fire / Arson Detection120.8