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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.

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).

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Program Prerequisites

Before enrolling in this program, you must fulfill the following requirements with a grade of C or better.

Students must provide documented certification from the State of Arizona or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians stating that they have obtained a minimum of EMT certification.

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
FSC 101 Principles of Emergency Services 3
FSC 110 Rope I 1
FSC 127 Principles of Emergency Services Safety and Survival (FESHE Core) 3
FSC 130 Strength and Fitness for the Fire Service 2.5
FSC 149 Fire Operations I 4
FSC 150 Fire Operations II 4
FSC 153 Hazardous Materials 1.5
FSC 160 Wildland Firefighting 3
FSC 173 Records and Reports 0.25-1
Total 22.5-23