Fire Science - Generalist Non-Certification, BS
This emphasis is designed for long-distance students who currently possess firefighting certifications; it also serves those students who do not desire, or have the physical ability, to enter the fire service as active firefighters. This emphasis is designed for students who seek promotions or desire a professional position in the private fire service sector and provides students a wide knowledge base of the fire service. Students in this emphasis will have the education necessary to work in preventive, investigative, and educational areas of the fire service.
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 345||Stats & Design/Public Safety||4|
|FIRE 101||Introduction to Fire Science||3|
|FIRE 198||Seminar I||1|
|FIRE 199||Seminar II||1|
|FIRE 204||Fire Protectn Hydraulics/Pumps||3|
|FIRE 206||Fire Protect Sys/Equip/Ind Pro||3|
|FIRE 299||Seminar III||1|
|FIRE 301||Code Enforce Inspect/Fire Prev||3|
|FIRE 315||Company Level Supervision/Mgmt||3|
|FIRE 399||Seminar IV||1|
|FIRE 401||Senior Seminar||3|
|Select at least 30 credits from the following Fire Science and Criminal Justice Electives (14 credits must be 300/400 level):||30|
|Int to Terrorism/Homeland Sec|
|Domestic & Internatl Terrorism|
|Crit Infrastructure Protection|
|Ethical Issues Public Safety|
|Homeland Security/Emer Service|
|Fire Cause/Arson Investigation|
|Fire Protection Const Concepts|
|Tactics & Strategy|
|Fire-Related Human Behavior|
|Hazardous Materials Management|
|Fire Service and the Law|
|Fire Science Internship|
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.