This program provides an exploration of the fire science program and basic knowledge of the field.

It provides an overview of the principles and legal aspects of emergency services, fire behavior and combustion, fire strategies and tactics, fire protection systems, and building construction for fire protection.

To register or if you have questions:

Nancy McMahon
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $6,144.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $6,176.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Fire Science | Dipl

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
FIR 213 Principles of Emergency Services 3
FIR 320 Essentials of Firefighter I 4
FIR 322 Hazardous Materials: Operations Level 1
ENG 105 Composition I 3
FIR 152 Fire Protection Systems 3
FIR 141 Fire Fighter II 2
EMS 217 Emergency Medical Technician 7
PEA 148 Physical Fitness I 2
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
FIR 124 Building Construction 3

Entrance Requirements

Submit your official high school/college transcripts to

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Greg Strong
Division Chair
712.274.8733 Ext. 1480
Sioux City, Room B109

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