Fire Protection Engineering Technology

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Downtown Campus

Ron Greenman
Instructor
253.680.7346

Bob Traufler
Career Advisor
253.680.7006

 

Location Downtown Campus
Hours Mon - Fri, 7:15 a.m.  - 2:45 p.m.

Fire Protection student

Fire protection engineering technicians design and service fire sprinklers, fire alarms, and other types of in-place detection and suppression systems.  The program is supplemented by preparation for NICET examinations, enabling students to choose from three career paths:  Automatic Sprinkler Layout, Fire Alarm/Suppression Systems Layout, and Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance. 

Program Prerequisites: COMPASS Pre-Algebra 55, Reading 80, or transition from basic studies

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate in Applied Science-Transfer Degree: 119 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
CMST& 230 Small Group Communications 5
    Humanities or Natural Science Electives (Two courses)* 10
*Transferable CTC commonly numbered humanities distribution courses, or transferrable CTC commonly numbered physics or chemistry courses
       
REQUIRED ENGINEERING CORE  
AMATH 170 Engineering Foundational Mathematics 5
ENGR 105 CAD - Two Dimensional Fundamentals 5
ENGR 106 Intro to Engineering Technology 2
ENGR 107 Introduction to Engineering Graphics 3
        
REQUIRED COURSEWORK  
FPET 101 Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering 3
FPET 103 Research Methods 5
FPET 107 Alarm and Suppression System Design 5
FPET 108 Applied Math and Fire Science I 2
FPET 112 Sprinkler Design I 5
FPET 114 Inspection and Testing 3
FPET 117 Fire Protection Project/Applications I 3
FPET 118 Applied Math and Fire Science II 2
FPET 119 Applied Math and Fire Science III 2
FPET 120 Fire Protection Project/Applications II 3
FPET 122 Building Construction 4
FPET 124 Design Seminar 5
FPET 126 Codes and Standards 4
FPET 127 The Practice of Fire Protection 4
FPET 129 Calculations Seminar 5
FPET 200 Codes and Standards - Applications 3
FPET 206 Practical Applications II - Commissioning and Inspections 4
FPET 231 Projects I 3
FPET 232 Projects II 3
FPET 233 Projects III 3
FPET 234 Projects IV 3
FPET 235 Practical Applications I - Design 5

Associate in Applied Science Degree: 109 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
CMST& 230 Small Group Communications 5
       
REQUIRED ENGINEERING CORE  
AMATH 170 Engineering Foundational Mathematics 5
ENGR 105 CAD - Two Dimensional Fundamentals 5
ENGR 106 Intro to Engineering Technology 2
ENGR 107 Introduction to Engineering Graphics 3
        
REQUIRED COURSEWORK  
FPET 101 Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering 3
FPET 103 Research Methods 5
FPET 107 Alarm and Suppression System Design 5
FPET 108 Applied Math and Fire Science I 2
FPET 112 Sprinkler Design I 5
FPET 114 Inspection and Testing 3
FPET 117 Fire Protection Project/Applications I 3
FPET 118 Applied Math and Fire Science II 2
FPET 119 Applied Math and Fire Science III 2
FPET 120 Fire Protection Project/Applications II 3
FPET 122 Building Construction 4
FPET 124 Design Seminar 5
FPET 126 Codes and Standards 4
FPET 127 The Practice of Fire Protection 4
FPET 129 Calculations Seminar 5
FPET 200 Codes and Standards - Applications 3
FPET 206 Practical Applications II - Commissioning and Inspections 4
FPET 231 Projects I 3
FPET 232 Projects II 3
FPET 233 Projects III 3
FPET 234 Projects IV 3
FPET 235 Practical Applications I - Design 5

Certificate of Competency: 72 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
AMATH 170 Engineering Foundational Mathematics 5
ENGL 091 Integrated Reading and Writing II 5
CMST& 230 Small Group Communication 5
       
REQUIRED COURSEWORK  
ENGR 105 CAD - Two Dimension Fundamentals 5
ENGR 106 Intro to Engineering Technology 2
ENGR 107 Intro to Engineering Graphics 3
FPET 101 Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering 3
FPET 103 Research Methods 5
FPET 107 Alarm and Suppression System Design 5
FPET 108 Applied Math and Fire Science I 2
FPET 112 Sprinkler Design I 5
FPET 114 Inspection and Testing 3
FPET 118 Applied Math and Fire Science II 2
FPET 119 Applied Math and Fire Science III 2
FPET 122 Building Construction 4
FPET 126 Codes and Standards 4
FPET 127 The Practice of Fire Protection 4
FPET 129 Calculations Seminar 5
FPET 200 Codes and Standards - Applications 3