Program Description
The Fire Science program is offered in partnerhsip wiht instructors from the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI) of the University of Maryland.  Students progress through courses on fire prevention and control and emergency medical technology.  The program includes classroom instruction and training at local fire companies.  Students are required to complete work-based learning and take eight certification exams.

 

 

Possible Certifications and College Credits
Firefighter I
Firefighter II
Hazardous Materials Awareness
Hazardous Materials Operations
Rescue Technician Site Operations
Rescue Technician Site Operations
Rescue Technician Rope Operations

Course Sequence
Fire Emergency Medical Training I
Fire Emergency Medical Training II

Sample Schedule

 9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
 1 Technology Education Requirement

Elective   

Off-Campus Instruction:

Fire Emergency Medical Training I
Fire Emergency Medical Training II

(Courses taken concurrently during EITHER 11th grade or 12th grade)

 2 Health/Fitness For Life Requirement Elective
 3 Fine Arts Requirement Financial Literacy
 4 Science Requirement Science Requirement Science Requirement Elective
 5 History Requirement History Requirement History Requirement Elective
 6 English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement
 7 Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement Elective

 

High Schools that Offer this Program
Lackey High School
La Plata High School
McDonough High School
North Point High School
St. Charles High School
Thomas Stone High School
Westlake High School