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Fire Science Academy Track


Gain  firefighting, hazardous materials, and wildland firefighting skills. This program meets Arizona certification requirements for Firefighter I and II. Additionally students will be able to achieve International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) certification as a Hazmat First Responder. Students will also be awarded a certificate of completion for wildland firefighting training for the National Wildfire Coordination Group.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admission. See an advisor for details.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this certificate?

Academic options: Continue your studies by taking classes toward an Associate of Applied Science in Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE).

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Program Requirements 2018-2019

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
EMT 100* Emergency Medical Technology 9
FSC 101 Principles of Emergency Services (FESHE Core) 3
FSC 110 Rope I 0.75
FSC 127 Principles of Emergency Services Safety and
Survival (FESHE Core)
FSC 130 Strength and Fitness for the Fire Service 1
FSC 149 Fire Operations I 4
FSC 150 Fire Operations II 4
FSC 153 Hazardous Materials 1.5
FSC 160 Wildland Firefighting 2
FSC 173 Records and Reports 0.5
Total 28.75


* EMT 100 will be waived if student obtained certification at another institution and student holds a current state or national certification.