Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering


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Course Overview

Undergraduates in this program find out how to recognize and provide solutions to fire protection challenges. They learn to identify industrial processes, communicate effectively in teams, recognize and anticipate hazards, manage risks, interpret codes and investigate incidents. Ultimately, students are able to reduce loss caused by fire and toxic chemicals, manage risk and comply with federal laws. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
FSE 101 Fire Prevention 5
FSE 102 Fire Behavior and Combustion 5
FSE 103 Applied Fire/Safe Analysis 5
FSE 104 Fire Protection Systems 5
FSE 105 Human Behavior in Fire 5
FSE 106 Fire Service Emergency Aids 5
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
FSE 111 Hazardous Materials 5
FSE 112 Fire Protection Structures and System Design 5
FSE 113 Fire Arson and Explosion Investigation 5
FSE 114 Fire Dynamics 5
FSE 115 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply 5
FSE 116 Principles of Occupational Safety and Health 5
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
FSE 201 System Safety Analysis 5
FSE 202 Advanced Structural Fire Protection 5
FSE 203 Industrial Fire Safety 5
FSE 204 Fire Protection Design 5
FSE 205 General Chemistry 5
FSE 206 Statistics and Strength of Materials 5
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
FSE 211 Construction Structural Design 5
FSE 212 Calculus 5
FSE 213 Physics 5
FSE 214 Thermodynamics 5
FSE 215 Technical Graphics 5
FSE 216 Rescue and First Aids 5
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
FSE 301 Fire Service Management and Arts 5
FSE 302 Fire Drills and Equipment Handling 5
FSE 303 Fire Service Operations 5
FSE 304 Fire Service Communication and Mobilizing 5
FSE 305 Fire Ground Operational Techniques 5
FSE 306 Environment and Sustainable Development 5
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
FSE 311 Fire Service Organization 5
FSE 312 Fire Service Technology and Media 5
FSE 313 Fire Service Equipment 5
FSE 314 Safety Provisions and Precaution in Industry 5
FSE 315 Bachelor Thesis 10


Career Opportunities

Program graduates can seek employment through major industries and businesses, as well as seek leadership positions within fire protection. Specifically, graduates can work in:

  • Fire protection engineering
  • Industrial safety
  • Fire insurance