Fire Science - Generalist, BS
This emphasis is designed for students preparing for professional fire service positions in public and private sectors. The emphasis is designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of the many different areas of the fire service, giving the students the ability to function in fire departments and participate in fire prevention and investigation divisions. Students in this emphasis will complete the requirements for Firefighter I and II state certifications established by the Michigan Firefighters Training Council.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Use of Evidence (UE) – Graduates of the Fire Science programs will complete a Senior research project that demonstrates professional level inquiry, analysis, and presentation of a relevant issue in the field of criminal justice.
- Analysis and Synthesis (AS) – Graduates of the Fire Science programs will demonstrate professional level critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Professional Responsibility (PR) – Graduates of the Fire Science programs will demonstrate professional responsibility in teamwork, civic engagement, intercultural knowledge and competence, ethical reasoning, and practical applications of those responsibilities while interning in a professional setting, student projects, and group work.
|CJUS 341||Fire Cause/Arson Investigation||3|
|CJUS 345||Stats & Design/Public Safety||4|
|FIRE 101||Introduction to Fire Science||3|
|FIRE 111||Hazardous Materials||3|
|FIRE 197||Physical Fitness Public Safety||1|
|FIRE 198||Seminar I||1|
|FIRE 199||Seminar II||1|
|FIRE 201||Fire Protection Const Concepts||3|
|FIRE 204||Fire Protectn Hydraulics/Pumps||3|
|FIRE 206||Fire Protect Sys/Equip/Ind Pro||3|
|FIRE 211||Tactics & Strategy||3|
|FIRE 219||Firefighter Essentials||3|
|FIRE 220||Fire Science Certification||4|
|FIRE 299||Seminar III||1|
|FIRE 301||Code Enforce Inspect/Fire Prev||3|
|FIRE 309||Fire-Related Human Behavior||3|
|FIRE 312||Hazardous Materials Management||4|
|FIRE 315||Company Level Supervision/Mgmt||3|
|FIRE 399||Seminar IV||1|
|FIRE 401||Senior Seminar||3|
|FIRE 402||Fire Service and the Law||3|
|FIRE 403||Fire Science Internship||3-9|
Minor or Paramedic License (20 credits) Students may complete an approved minor. The minor must be an approved minor other than Fire Science.
Note: A minimum of 24 credits of 300/400 level coursework is required for graduation.
General Education: All LSSU bachelor’s degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Requirements.
A minimum of 124 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher. A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Requirements.