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FPSET Curriculum

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

Program Educational Objectives

Within 3-5 years of graduation, graduates of the Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Program will be able to:

1. Practice fire protection engineering regionally, nationally, and internationally in a broad range of modern professional settings.

2. Actively participate in the development of engineering decisions on societal, environmental, economical, and safety issues at the local or global levels.

3. Understand the need for lifelong learning and continued professional development.

4. Maintain continual professional competency and practice ethically.



General Education: 36 hours

Student Success Seminar (JSO 100; waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.)   1 hour

Wellness: 3 hours

Writing Intensive Course (Hrs. incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives category)

Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)

ACCT - Fire, Protection, and Safety Engineering Technology majors will fulfill ACCT with FSE 481.

(Credit hours are incorporated into major requirements below.)

Total Hours University Graduation Requirements: 40 hours



The Department of Safety, Security, and Emergency Management requires that each graduate of Fire,  Protection, and Safety Engineering Technology (B.S.) must complete a minimum of 32 credit hours in the College of Justice and Safety at Eastern Kentucky University and must complete a minimum of 18 upper division credits from the Safety, Security and Emergency Management Department.

Core Courses: 48 hours

FSE 101, 120, 200, 221, 224, 300W, 305, 322, 349(3), 350, 355, 360, 445, 480, 481, OSH 261.

Supporting Courses: 41 hours

CHE (ᴳElement  4) 101/101L, 102/102L; CON 303, 322; MAT 234(4)(ᴳElement 2), 244(4); PHY 201(5), 202(5), 375; TEC 190.

ᴳ = Course also satisfies a General Education element.  Hours are included within the 36 hr. General Education requirement above.



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