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2008-2009
Fire Service Management
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Curriculum code 1262
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Required Courses
(62 credit hours)
The AAS degree in Fire Service Management is designed to meet the needs of fire officer personnel who are commissioned firefighters and already have a Firefighter II certificate through the Office of the State Fire Marshall. Completion of an AAS degree in FIS is frequently a criteria for promotion for district fire departments. Completion of this AAS also allows the student to transfer into Southern Illinois University or Western Illinois University and work towards completion of the Bachelors Degree in Fire Science. The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

COM-101

3 Composition I   
MTH-___ 3 MTH-098 or above   

___-___

3 Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

 
___-___

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6  Elective: Select six hours of electives from electives list.   
Total: 15

Second Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

COM-103

3 Speech Fundamentals  

___-___

3 Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

 

___-___

4 Physical & Life Sciences

Choose from BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, NAT, PHS, PHY

 

___-___

3 Humanities and Fine Arts

Choose from ARB, ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE

 
___-___ 3 Program Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.  
Total: 16

Third Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

FIS-103

3 Fire Prevention Principles I Prerequisite: Firefighter II certification through the Office of the State Fire Marshall

FIS-107

3 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy I  Prerequisite: FIS-103

FIS-201

3 Fire Service Instructor I  Prerequisite: FIS-103

FIS-205

3 Fire Service Management I  Prerequisite: FIS-103

FIS-209

3 Fire Service Management II  Prerequisite: FIS-103
Total: 15

Fourth Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

FIS-202

3 Fire Service Instructor II  Prerequisite: FIS-201

FIS-207

3 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy II  Prerequisite: FIS-107

FIS-210

3 Fire Service Management III  Prerequisite: FIS-205 and 209

FIS-211

3 Fire Service Management IV  Prerequisite: FIS-210

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4 Physical & Life Sciences

Choose from BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, NAT, PHS, PHY

 
Total: 16

Electives
Select 9 hours from the following courses.

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

BUS-226

3 Business Ethics   
EMS-101 8 Emergency Medical Technician   

FIS-101

3 Principles of Fire Science  

FIS-104

3 Fire Protection Systems  

FIS-105

3 Industrial Fire Protection  

FIS-106

3 Fire Suppression Apparatus and Equipment  

FIS-110

1 Hazardous Materials Awareness  

FIS-111

1 Hazardous Materials Incident  

FIS-112

3 Building Construction For Fire Safety  

FIS-113

1 Technical Rescue Awareness  

FIS-114

3 Fire Investigation  

FIS-203

3 Fire Apparatus Engineer  

FIS-204

3 Hazardous Materials Operations  

FIS-206

3 Vehicle Rescue Operations  

FIS-212

3 Fire Prevention Officer Module A  

FIS-213

3 Fire Prevention Officer Module B  

FIS-214

3 Fire Prevention Officer Module C  
IMS-101 3 Introduction to Computer Systems  
PHI-111 3 Critical Thinking  
PSY-202 3 Social Psychology  
SLP-106 3 Crisis Management  
SPA-115 3 Career Spanish for Health Care I  
SPA-116 3 Career Spanish for Health Care II  

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Department Chairperson
Susan Phelan
Office: A240
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

Program Coordinator
Andrew Hufnagl

(708) 608-4404
hufnagl@morainevalley.edu
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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