First Semester Credits
BIO105 M 4
FSC150 M 3
EMS203 M 10
Second Semester Credits
ENL101   3
EMS204 M 10
FSC154   3
Third Semester Credits
COM103 (or)
ENL102
 
Human Communication (or)
English Composition II

COM103 Human Communication

This course fosters and improves competence in intrapersonal, interpersonal, group and public communication situations. Students demonstrate skills necessary to communicate effectively through exercises and presentations that reflect practical, real-world situations. The purpose of the course is to improve the student's skill in communication by providing relevant knowledge and opportunity to apply that knowledge.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or ESL102 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.


ENL102 English Composition II

A continuation of ENL101, this course is required of all Associate in Arts students and a prerequisite to all upper level English courses. It focuses on reading, analyzing, and writing about literature and is designed to help students refine writing skills developed in ENL101.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C-" or higher in ENL101

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies either an English Composition/Writing or Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

3
PSY101 (or)
SOC106
 
General Psychology (or)
Principles of Sociology

PSY101 General Psychology

Introduction to the major concepts and principles underlying human behavior and mental processes. Topics include personality theory, development, learning and thought, brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, stress and physical health, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, and social psychology.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.


SOC106 Principles of Sociology

An introduction to basic social concepts, theoretical perspectives and research methods. Topics include societies, cultures, social organization, social inequalities, social institutions, group behavior and the impact of globalization, population growth, and new technologies upon individuals and societies.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

3
EMS210 M 4
FSC120   3
Fourth Semster Credits
CHM106 (or)
CHM109
 
Survey of Chemistry (or)
Chemistry for the Health Sciences I

CHM106 Survey of Chemistry

Presents the fundamentals of chemistry that are integral to an understanding of physical and biological processes. Emphasis is placed on the relationships between these processes and contemporary environmental topics. For non-science majors. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: MAT020 or MAT025, ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.


CHM109 Chemistry for the Health Sciences I

An introductory course for students in various health-related programs. Emphasis is placed on practical aspects of inorganic chemistry. Some organic chemistry is introduced. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035, ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

4
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
   
Fire Science Elective
  • FSC152 Fire Protection Systems
  • FSC107 Hydraulics for the Fire Service
  • FSC108 Fire Investigation and Evidence
  • FSC109 Fire Department Management and Planning
  • FSC110 Fire Codes & Ordinances
  • FSC115 Technical Rescue
  • FSC120 Intro to Incident Management
  • FSC130 Shipboard Firefighting
  • FSC151 Fire Prevention
  • FSC152 Fire Protection Systems
  • FSC153 Building Construction for the Fire Protection
  • FSC154 Principles of Fire & Emergency Services Safety & Survival
  • FSC155 Fire Behavior and Combustion
3
    General Education Elective 3
EMS220 M 2
Total Credits 61

M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.