Fire Science & Safety - Basic Firefighter Certificate Level 1/Online Option

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Fire Science & Safety - Basic Firefighter - Certificate Level 1

Students completing the Basic Fire Fighting certificate will meet the requirements for the Texas Commission on Fire Protection minimum standards for working as a fire fighter in the State of Texas. This certificate can be for credit or noncredit. Credit hours will apply to the AAS degree Fire Science/Firefighting.


Semester 1
FIRS 1301 Firefighter Certification I 3
FIRS 1407 Firefighter Certification II 4
FIRS 1313 Firefighter Certification III 3
FIRS 1203 Firefighter Agility and Fitness Preparation 2
Semester 2
FIRS 1319 Firefighter Certification IV 3
FIRS 1423 Firefighter Certification V 4
FIRS 1329 Firefighter Certification VI 3
FIRS 1433 Firefighter Certification VII (Capstone) 4
Semester 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 26

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.