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Firefighter Recruit Candidate, Certificate of Completion

Requirements

Our degree provides our students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to assist them in obtaining a job in Emergency Services, or if already employed, to give them the knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance in their careers.

Total Program Credits: 32

Discipline Core Requirements: 32 Credits
Complete the following:  
  ESEC 1140 Emergency Medical Technician--Basic 9
  ESFF 1000 Introduction to Emergency Services and Ability Testing 4
or ESFF 100A Introduction to Emergency Services (3.0)  
and ESFF 100B Firefighter Physical Ability Testing (1.0)  
  ESFF 1120 Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival 3
  ESFF 250A Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy I 8
  ESFF 250B Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy II 8

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, with completion of each Emergency Services class with a C- or higher.
  2. Completion of a minimum of 32 credits.
  3. Residency hours -- Minimum of 10 credits required through course attendance at UVU. 0.0

Note: CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of courses for the Basic Recruit Certificate, students are eligible to apply for certification at the Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials First Responder-Awareness and Hazardous Materials First Responder-Operations levels through the Utah Fire Science Certification System. Students are also eligible for certification at the Emergency Medical Technician-Basic level through the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is intended to be a guide. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ESEC 1140 Emergency Medical Technician-Basic 9
ESFF 1000 Introduction to Emergency Services  4
ESFF 1120 Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival 3
  Semester total: 16
Notes: Students also need meet a minimum math and English requirement and pass a physical test. 
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ESFF 250A Recruit Candidate Academy I 8
ESFF 250 B Recruit Candidate Academy II 8
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 32

Department

Name:

Emergency Services

Location:

FS 217

Telephone:

801-863-7798

Email:

emsa@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/esa/

Chair:

Gary Noll

 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the department of Emergency Services at Utah Valley University is to support emergency services, crisis and disaster relief through excellence and innovation in education, training, scholarship, and service.

 
 

Emergency Services

Advisors:

Bonnie Lamb

  • Office: FS 214
  • Telephone: 801-863-7798
  • Email: emsa@uvu.edu

Mary Ellis

  • Office: FS 216
  • Telephone: 801-863-7798
  • Email: emsa@uvu.edu
 
 

Faculty

Steven Allred(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Fire Science, B.S., Public Emergency Services Management, Utah Valley University; A.A.S., Emergency Care and Rescue, Weber State University; M.Ed., Instructional Design, Utah State University.

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Rodger Broome(2010)

Assistant Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.S., Psychology, B.A., Psychology, Utah Valley University; M.A., Psychology, Saybrook University.

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Andrew Byrnes(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Fire Science, B.S., Public Emergency Services Management, Utah Valley University; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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John Fisher(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



B.A., French and Journalism, M.A., Communications, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Educational Administration, University of Alberta.

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Jeff Maxfield(1989)

Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Fire Science, Utah Valley University; B.S., Business Administration, University of Phoenix; M.P.A., Public Administration, Brigham Young University; Ed.D., Adult Education/Curriculum & Instruction, Utah State University.

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Margaret Mittelman(2003)

Associate Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Community Health, Utah Valley University; B.S., Psychology, Utah Valley State College; M.Ed., Utah State University.

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Gary Noll(1997)

Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Department Chair, Department Chair



A.A.S., Fire Science, Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Technology Management (Fire Science Specialty), Utah Valley University; M.Ed., Utah State University.

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Eric Russell(2006)

Assistant Professor

Department: Emergency Services
Faculty



A.A.S., Fire Science, Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Management-Fire Science, University of Phoenix; M.S., Executive Fire Service Leadership, Grand Canyon University.

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Careers

Careers:
Students who complete this degree are prepared to gain employment in the fire service.
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