Fire Safety Engineering Technology - 2+2 Academic Plan of Study

The Fire Safety Engineering Technology 2+2 Program is for students who have completed an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in a related field prior to enrolling at UNC Charlotte. Students in the 2+2 program must complete all Prerequisite Courses either at their prior instution or within their first year at UNC Charlotte. In addition, the must complete the 64 credit hour Upper division curriculum outlined below.

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AAS Degree Prerequisite Courses

Course Description

Hrs. Req

UNC Charlotte Course

English Composition and/or Technical Writing

6

ENGL 1101
ENGL 1102

Math & Logical Reasoning

3

MATH 1100

Life & Physical Sicences

4

PHYS 1101 / PHYS 1101L

Physics or Chemistry with Lab

4

PHYS 1102 / PHYS 1102L

Humanities & Social Science

6-9

ANTH1101; GEOG1105; SOCY1101; ECON 1101 or 2101; POLS1110 

Computer Applications

2-3

ETGR 1100

Intro to Fire Protection

3

ETFS 1120

Hydraulics & Water Distribution

3

ETFS 1232

Fire Prevention and Public Education

3

ETFS 2124

Building Construction

3

ETFS 2132

Flame and Propagation (only required for non-fire degrees)

3

ETFS 2264

Managing Fire Services

3

not offered at UNC Charlotte

Fire Detection and Investigation

3

ETFS 2126

Inspection and Codes 3 not offered at UNC Charlotte
Sprinklers and Automatic Alarms 3 not offered at UNC Charlotte
Fire Protection Law 3 ETFS 1252
Fire Fighting Strategies 3 not offered at UNC Charlotte
Chemistry of Hazardous Materials 3 ETFS 2230

Upper Division Curriculum to be taken at UNC Charlotte

Course #

Course Name

Credit Hours

Fall - Odd Years    
ETFS 3113 Building Fire Safety

3

ETFS 3124 Risk Mgmt. for Emerg. Services

3

ETFS 3611 Professional Leadership Seminar (O)

1

ETGR 3222(1) Engineering Economics

3

PSYC 2171 Intro to Organizational Psyc.

3

STAT 1220(2) Statistics

3

 

Total

16

     
Spring - Even Years    
ETFS 3103 Principles of Fire Behavior

3

ETFS 4123 Command and Control of Major Disasters

3

POLS 3119 State and Local Government

3

Gen Ed Elective(3) (Writing Intensive Outside Major)

3

Directed Elective(4) _________________________

3

 

Total

15

     
Fall - Even Years    
ETFS 3144 Active Fire Protection

3

ETFS 3183 Fire Safety Engr. Prob. Analysis

3

ETFS 4323 Advance Fire Service Admin.

3

PSYC 3174 Organizational Psychology

3

Gen Ed Elective(4) (Social Science)

3

 

Total

15

     
Spring - Odd Years    
ETFS 3123

Industrial Hazards and Electricity

3

ETFS 3233 Intro. to Performance-Based Fire Safety

3

ETFS 4243 Research Methodology (W, O)

3

POLS 3126 Administrative Behavior

3

Gen Ed Elective(5) (Liberal Studies - HBSS)

3

 

Total

15

Footnotes:

(1) ETGR 3222 may be substituted with ACCT 2121 - Principles of Accounting I.
(2) STAT 1220 is highly recommended for students who want to continue to graduate school. May be substituted with PHIL 2105, MATH 1103, 1241 or 1242.
(3) Recommend ENGL 2116 or another 2000 or 3000 level 3 credit hours course with the writing intensive designation.
(4) Choose one from the following: ANTH 1101, GEOG 1105, ECON 1101, 2101, POLS 1110, or SOCY 1101.
(5) Choose from Humanities, Liberal Studies (LBST 2211, 2212, 2213, 2214, and 2215) or Social Science
(6) Directed Electives are chosen jointly by the student and advisor – (Choose from ETFS 3400, 3800 or an additional 3000 level Political Science course).