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Fire Suppression Course Sequences

See the classes you should take each term to complete the Fire Suppression degree or Fire Service Supervision and Management certificate.

Fire Suppression & Fire Management Course Sequences

Getting Started

The first step to entering this program is to take part in an assessment process, which includes taking the college’s free placement test and meeting with the department staff. You may need to complete program entry requirements. Then, fire program faculty will help you develop an individualized program of study.

Be sure to review the catalog for important information about program outcomes and other details not found in this listing.

See course descriptions for more information about your classes.

Fire Suppression Degree

Course Sequence
TermCourseTitleCredit Hours
1 EMT151 EMT, Part 1 5
FRP150 Introduction to Fire Protection 3 or
ES172 Introduction to Emergency Services 4
FRP151  Fire Incident Related Experience 1  3
FRP157 Hazardous Materials Operations 3
WR121 Academic Composition (or higher) 4
2 EMT152B EMT, Part 2 4
EMT167A Oregon EMT Intermediate, Part 1 5
FRP152 Fire Incident Related Experience 2 3
FRP159 Fire Behavior and Combustion 3
FRP266 Building Construction for Fire Suppression 3
MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 4
3 CH110  Foundations of General, Organic, and Biochemistry 5
FRP153 Fire Incident Related Experience 3 3
FRP154 Water Supply Operations 3
FRP158 Fire Pump Construction and Operation 3
FRP169  Fire Department Leadership  3
  Fire Suppression elective 3
4 CIS101 Computing Concepts (or higher) 3
FRP260 Fundamentals of Fire Prevention 3
FRP261 Fire Incident Related Experience 4 3
HPE295  Health and Fitness for Life 3
SOC204 The Sociological Perspective 4 or
SOC205 United States Society 3 or
SOC206  Social Problems 4
5 COMM115 Introduction to Intercultural Communication (or higher) 4
FRP172 International Fire Codes 3
FRP173 Law for Emergency Services 3
FRP179 Wildland Urban Interface 3
FRP256 Emergency Services Rescue Practices 4
FRP262 Fire Incident Related Experience 5 3
6 FRP171 Fire Protection Systems and Extinguishers 3
FRP263 Fire Incident Related Experience 6 3
PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations (or higher) 4
WR227 Technical Writing 4

 

Fire Suppression Electives
CourseTitleCredit Hours
BI231 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BI232 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BI233 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BLD151 Building Codes 1 3
BLD152 Building Codes 2 3
EMT167B Oregon EMT Intermediate, Part 2 5
EMT280F Cooperative Work Experience 6
EMT175  Introduction to Emergency Medical Services 3
ES115 Crisis Intervention 3
FRP160 Incident Safety Officer 1
FRP161 Fire Management Practices 1
FRP162 Managing Fire Personnel 1
FRP163 Planning Fire Protection 1
FRP164 Fire Department Budgets 1
FRP165 Public Relations, Public Information, and Public Education 1
FRP166 Firefighter’s Law 1
FRP170  Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategies 3
FRP174 Fire Investigation 4
FRP259 Major Emergency Strategy and Tactics 3
FRP277 NFPA Fire Instructor 1 3
FRP278 NFPA Fire Instructor 2 3
FRP286 Advanced Detection and Protection Systems 3
HE262 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instruction 2
HM120  Medical Terminology 1 1


Fire Service Supervision and Management Certificate

Course Sequence
TermCourseTitleCredit Hours
1 FRP169 Fire Department Leadership 3
FRP173 Law for Emergency Services 3 or
FRP166 Firefighter’s Law 1
FRP174 Fire Investigation 4
FRP277 NFPA Fire Instructor 1 3
MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 4
  Communications elective 4
  Human Relations elective 4
2 FRP154 Water Supply Operations 3
FRP160 Incident Safety Officer 1
FRP161 Fire Management Practices 1
FRP162 Managing Fire Personnel 1
FRP163 Planning Fire Protection 1
FRP170 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy 3
FRP266 Building Construction for Fire Suppression 3
  Science elective 4
3 FRP164 Fire Department Budgets 1
FRP165 Public Relations, Public Information, and Public Education 1
FRP172 International Fire Codes 3
FRP259 Major Emergency Strategy and Tactics 3
PS203 State and Local Government 4
  Science elective  

 

Fire Service Supervision and Management Electives
SubjectCourseTitleCredit Hours
Communications BA214 Business Communications 3
  WR088 Introduction to Technical Writing 1 3
  WR089 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
  WR115 Introduction to Composition 4
  WR121 Academic Composition 4
  WR122 Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition 4
  WR227 Technical Writing 4
Human Relations PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations (or higher) 4
  SOC204 The Sociological Perspective (or higher) 4
Science CH110 Foundations of General, Organic, and Biochemistry (or higher 4
  PH111  Physical Science for Fire Science and Emergency Services (or higher) 5 or
    Any combination of one Chemistry and one 
Physics course of at least four (4) credit hours 
each, which include a lab component.