Fire Science Technology

Registration for EMT Basic, AEMT and Fire Science classes require a paper application to be filled out and emailed or sent to Director of EMT/Fire Science Bryan Kesler. 

After receiving the application you will be registered into the appropriate classes.Contact Bryan Kesler for pin # and advice for any classes you need to register for in addition to these EMS or Fire Courses

Fire Science Application


We entrust emergency workers to preserve life and property. The nature of these jobs is becoming more and more technical. Therefore, the importance of education is playing an increasing role in the preparation of today's emergency workers.

The degree is designed to address the educational needs of Tennesseans who desire to enter or advance their career within the field of fire science.  The program offers both flexibility for those with prior experience and training while providing a clear path for those who are new to the field of study.  It was designed to incorporate the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) core courses and therefore, meets current, accepted standards of practice within the field of study. 

General Education Requirements = 16 Hours

Required Core Courses: 18 Hours

  • FIRE 1310 Principles of Emergency Services
  • FIRE 1320 Principles of fire & Emergency Service Safety & Survival
  • FIRE 1330 Fire Prevention
  • FIRE 2310 Fire Protection Systems
  • FIRE 2320 Building Construction for Fire Protetion
  • FIRE 2330 Fire Behavior and Combustion

Other: 14 Hours

  • FIRE 2335 Strategy and Tactics
  • FIRE 2380 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services
  • FIRE 1325 Fire Investigation I
  • FIRE 2355 Hazardous Material I
  • FIRE 2199 Special Topic

Pathways: 12 Hours

Leadership and Administration Pathway                                               

FIRE 2340 Leadership Development

FIRE 2370 Public Fire and Life Safety Education

FIRE 2385 Fire Investigation II

FIRE 2340 Principles of fire & Emergency Services Admin


Firefighter Pathway

FIRE 1315 Rescue Awareness

FIRE 2325 Hydralics & Water Supply

FIRE 2360 Safety & Health for Emerg Services

FIRE 2375 Hazardous Materials Chemistry



Photo of Bryan KeslerBryan Kesler
EMT Program Director