2022 MCCSC_Pathway Guide


Fire & Rescue Career Information


Concentrator A

Concentrator B


Principles of Fire Fighting (7195)

Fire Fighting Fundamentals (7189)

Advanced Fire Fighting (7186)

Fire Prevention Capstone (7229) EMT (TBD)


Principles of Fire Fighting Principles of Public Safety provides the student with an overview of the requirements necessary to complete a degree in public safety, including an overview of faculty expectations and support that is offered to students in this program. Students are introduced to the degree requirements and are guided through the completion of an Individual Academic Plan. Students are introduced to Student Retention Services, Library System and Research, Writing Tutorial Services, and Career Services for assistance in successfully completing projects throughout the course and degree program. Areas of interest include fire science, homeland security, environmental health and safety, and emergency medical services. In addition to these competencies students will also cover an array of topics under hazmat awareness and operations including hazardous materials definitions, regulations, statistics, properties and hazards, hazardous materials identification, incident management priorities, strategic goals and tactical objectives, personal protective equipment, contamination and decontamination, incident- specific strategies and tactics, terrorists, and other criminal activities. Fire Fighting Fundamentals Fire Fighting Fundamentals is for those students who are seeking certification as a firefighter. This course will introduce the student to NFPA 1001 which serves as the standard of measurement for all firefighters in North America. It will Introduce students to fire service terminology, history, and basic firefighting skills needed to complete and pass all requirements designed by the Department of Homeland Security for Basic, Mandatory and Fire Fighter I. Furthermore, students will study fire protection systems, firefighter safety, and survival. Students will also learn what fire is, the chemical hazards of combustion, and related byproducts of fire. Fire department organization, administration, operations, and basic strategies and tactics will be covered. Advanced Fire Fighting Advanced Fire Fighting builds on skills learned in Fire Fighting Fundamentals. The Fire and Rescue curriculum may include five Indiana state fire certifications: (1) Mandatory, (2) Firefighter I, (3) Firefighter II, (4) Hazardous Materials Awareness, and (5) Hazardous Materials Operations. An additional two industry certifications may be earned by adding (6) First Responder, and (7) Emergency Medical Technician-Basic to the curriculum. Fire Prevention Capstone This course examines the function of the fire inspector and organization of the fire prevention unit. Students will also focus on the responsibility of the firefighter, the investigator, and the department in fire scene investigations. The requirements of local, state, and federal government and private sector regulations are covered.

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