Fire Protection Administration Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Core Courses 66 hours

  • FSE 101: Fire Prevention
  • FSE 120: Fire Behavior & Combustion
  • FSE 200: Applied Fire/Safety Analyses
  • FSE 201: Building Construction
  • FSE 221: Fire Protection Systems
  • FSE 223: Fire & Emergency Scene Operations
  • FSE 225: Legal Aspects of Fire Protection & Safety
  • FSE 230: Fire Prevention Organization & Management
  • FSE 300W: Technical Report Writing for Emergency Services
  • FSE 305: Hazardous Materials
  • FSE 320: Principles of Emergency Services
  • FSE 322: Fire Protection Structures & System Design
  • FSE 349: Applied Learning in Fire Protection & Safety
  • FSE 350: Fire Arson & Explosion Investigation I
  • FSE 355: Fire Dynamics
  • FSE 360: Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply
  • FSE 365: Instructor Methodology
  • FSE 375: Emergency Service Resource Management
  • FSE 400: Advanced Emergency Services
  • FSE 425: Disaster & Community Fire Defense Planning
  • OSH 261: Principles of Occupational Safety & Health
  • OSH 390: Workers Compensation I

Supporting Course Requirements*  17 hours                                

  • CHE 101: Introductory Chemistry I
  • CHE 102: Introductory Chemistry II
  • MAT 114: College Algebra
  • PSY 200: Introduction to Psychology
  • TRS 235: Emergency Vehicle Roadway Operations Safety

*Some supporting courses will count toward the General Education Requirements. See catalog for details.

Free Electives 6 hours

EKU General Education Requirements 40 hours
(See catalog for details.)

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 120 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.