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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graduate 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 Tickle College of Engineering. The 12 credit hour certificate is earned by completing the core fundamental 3-credit 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 credit hours)
2) Technical concentration of the following three courses (9 credit 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.