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  Dec 14, 2017
 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Protection Engineering Certificate


The field of fire protection engineering applies principles of science and engineering to protect property, people and their environments from the harmful and destructive effects of fire and smoke. This is an interdisciplinary field impacting interest in various majors in the College of Engineering. The 12-credit hour certificate is earned by completing the core fundamental 3-hour course followed by three elective courses. The graduate courses are cross-listed in participating departments and consist of:

1) Required core course: ECE 563 Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering  (3 hours)
2) Technical concentration of the following three courses (9 hours):

The sole academic prerequisite for the certificate program is a bachelor's degree in engineering. Applicants must meet the minimum admission criteria established by the Graduate Council.