Rock Valley College

Fire Science Courses

The following is a comprehensive list of courses offered in this subject or discipline. This is meant to give you an idea of the types of courses offered in each area. Click on any course to learn more about it.

Disclaimer: Not all courses listed here will be offered during this academic year. Please speak with an academic advisor to fulfill specific graduation requirements. 

If this subject or discipline is directly related to a degree or certificate program, you should find links to that information on this page. The degree and certificate pages will go into more detail on the course requirements for each degree or certificate.

It is always recommended that you talk to an academic advisor about your educational goals and to learn more about specific programs.

Number Title Credits
  FRE-101 Intro to Fire Protection (3)
  FRE-102 Fire Apparatus Engineer (3)
  FRE-103 Hazardous Material Operations (3)
  FRE-104 Fire Behavior and Combustion (3)
  FRE-106 Rescue Practices (3)
  FRE-112 Vehicle/Machinery Rescue Operations (3)
  FRE-118 Building Construction-Fire Protection (3)
  FRE-180 Essentials of Firefighting I (3)
  FRE-181 Essentials of Firefighting II (3)
  FRE-182 Essentials of Firefighting III (3)
  FRE-205 Principles of Fire and Emergency (3)
  FRE-206 Management I (3)
  FRE-207 Management II (3)
  FRE-208 Fire Prevention Principles (3)
  FRE-209 Fire Protection Systems (3)
  FRE-210 Fire Investigation (3)
  FRE-215 Introduction to Strategy & Tactics (3)
  FRE-216 Tactics & Strategy I (3)
  FRE-217 Tactics & Strategy II (3)
  FRE-218 Instructor I (3)
  FRE-219 Instructor II (3)
  FRE-220 Management III (3)
  FRE-223 Emergency Medical Technician (9)
  FRE-225 Management IV (3)
  FRE-240 Fire Protection Internship (1)
  FRE-250 Special Topics in the Fire Service (1)