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2014-2015
Fire Service Operations
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Curriculum code 1331


Required Courses
(61 credit hours)
This program is designed to help students to prepare for application to a Fire Academy Program and for successful transfer to a relevant 4-year program.

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

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

18 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

COM-101

3 Composition I Grade of C or better in COM-090 or appropriate score on placement test
MTH-120
or higher
3 General Education Mathematics Pre-req: see college catalog

___-___

3 Social/Behavioral Sciences

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

 
EMS-101 8 Emergency Medical Technician Pre-req: see college catalog
PEH 1 Select one from PEH-105, 108, 138, & 140   
Total: 18

Second Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

COM-103

3 Speech Fundamentals

___-___

4 Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics

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

 
PEH ___ 1 Select one from PEH 105, 108, 138, & 140  
FIS-204 3 Hazardous Materials Operations FIS-101 and EMS-101, or Office of the State Fire Marshall Firefighter II certification
FIS-116 1 Fire Department Special Services  
___-___ 3 Program Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.  
Total: 15

Third Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

FIS-215

3 Fire Service Academy I Consent of instructor

FIS-216

3 Fire Service Academy II Consent of instructor

FIS-217

3 Fire Service Academy III Consent of instructor

FIS-218

3 Fire Service Academy IV Consent of instructor

FIS-219

3 Fire Service Academy V Consent of instructor
Total: 15

Fourth Semester
13 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

FIS-220

1 Fire Service Seminar Co-registration in FIS-221 Fire Service Internship and permission of the Fire Service Technology Program Coordinator

FIS-221

2 Fire Service Internship Co-registration in FIS-220 Fire Service Seminar and permission of the Fire Service Technology Program Coordinator
PEH -___ 1 Select one from PEH 105, 108, 138, & 140
___-___ 3 Program Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.

___-___

3 Program Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.  

___-___

3 Humanities and Fine Arts

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

 
Total: 13

Electives
Select 9 hours from the following courses.

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

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-112

3 Building Construction For Fire Safety  

FIS-114

3 Fire Investigation  
IMS-115 3 Microsoft Office I  
PSY-202 3 Social Psychology Pre-req: PSY-101
PEH-171 3 A Healthy Lifestyle and You   
SLP-106 3 Crisis Management  
SPA-115 3 Career Spanish for Health Care I  
SPA-116 3 Career Spanish for Health Care II SPA-115 or consent of instructor

Graduation Requirements
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 Chair
Bill Barz
Office: H277
(708) 974-5473
barz@morainevalley.edu

Program Coordinator
Andrew Hufnagl

Office: T805
(708) 608-4404
hufnagl@morainevalley.edu
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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