Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Core Courses 48 hours

  • FSE 101: Fire Prevention
  • FSE 120: Fire Behavior & Combustion
  • FSE 200: Applied Fire/Safety Analyses
  • FSE 221: Fire Protection Systems
  • FSE 224: Human Behavior in Fire
  • FSE 300W: Technical Report Writing for Emergency Services
  • FSE 305: Hazardous Materials
  • FSE 322: Fire Protection Structures & System Design
  • FSE 349: Applied Learning in Fire & Safety Engineering
  • FSE 350: Fire Arson & Explosion Investigation I
  • FSE 355: Fire Dynamics
  • FSE 360: Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply
  • FSE 445: Advanced Structural Fire Protection
  • FSE 480: Industrial Fire Safety
  • FSE 481: Fire Protection Design
  • OSH 261: Principles of Occupational Safety & Health

Supporting Course Requirements*  41 hours                                

  • CHE 101: General Chemistry I
  • CHE 102: General Chemistry II
  • CON 303: Statics & Strength of Materials
  • CON 322: Construction Structural Design
  • MAT 234: Calculus I
  • MAT 244: Calculus II
  • PHY 201: University Physics I
  • PHY 202: University Physics II
  • PHY 375: Thermodynamics
  • TEC 190: Technical Graphics

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

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.