Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology, BSET

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2018-2019. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 125

General Education Requirements
All General Education coursework requirements are satisfied upon completion of this degree plan.
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
Select one of the following:3
Composition I
International Freshman Composition I
Critical Analysis and Writing I
ENGL 3323Technical Writing3
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865
American History Since 1865
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
MATH 2123Calculus for Technology Programs I (A)3
or MATH 2144 Calculus I (A)
MATH 2133Calculus for Technology Programs II (A)3
or MATH 2153 Calculus II (A)
Select one of the following:3
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Linear Algebra
Differential Equations
Intermediate Statistical Analysis
Engineering Statistics
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
Select one of the following:4
General Chemistry for Engineers (LN)
Chemistry I (LN)
and Chemistry II (LN)
Chemical Principles I (LN)
and Chemical Principles II (LN)
PHYS 1114College Physics I (LN)4
or PHYS 2014 University Physics I (LN)
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
Course designated (S)6
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A) or (N)3
Hours Subtotal44
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Select one of the following:2
Engineering Design with CAD
Engineering Design with CAD for MAE
Engineering Design with CAD for ECEN
Engineering Design with CAD for CHE
Technical Drawing and Basic CAD
Construction Drawings (for non-majors)
Engineering Science
ENSC 2113Statics3
or GENT 2323 Statics
Select one of the following:3
Basic Thermodynamics
Heat Transfer
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Electrical Science
College Physics II (LN)
University Physics II (LN)
FPST 1213Fire Safety Hazards Recognition3
FPST 1373Fire Suppression and Detection Systems3
FPST 2023Industrial and Occupational Safety3
FPST 2243Design and Analysis of Sprinkler Systems3
FPST 2343Elements of Industrial Hygiene3
OR FPST 2344
FPST 2483Fluid Mechanics for Fire Protection3
Hours Subtotal29
Major Requirements
Select one of the following:3
Survey of Organic Chemistry
Survey of Organic Chemistry
Strength of Materials
Strength of Materials
Materials Science
Select one of the following:3
Elementary Statistics (A)
Statistical Methods I (A)
Engineering Statistics
MGMT 3013Fundamentals of Management (S)3
or IEM 4413 Industrial Organization Management
IEM 3503Engineering Economic Analysis3
or IEM 3513 Economic Decision Analysis
FPST 3013Safety Management3
FPST 3143Life Safety Analysis3
FPST 3213Human Factors in Accident Prevention3
FPST 3373Fire Dynamics3
FPST 4143Industrial Ventilation and Smoke Control3
FPST 4333System and Process Safety Analysis3
FPST 4403Hazardous Materials Incident Management3
FPST 4683Industrial Loss Prevention3
FPST 4982
FPST 4992
Fire Protection & Safety Projects I
and Fire Protection & Safety Projects II
or FPST 4993 Advanced Fire and Safety Problems
Select 6 hours of specialty electives of the following:6
Aviation Safety
Environmental Engineering Science
Construction Safety and Loss Control
Economics of the Environment
Introduction to Microcomputer Programming
Introductory Engineering Computer Programming
Tort and Products Liability Law for Technical Professionals (S)
Drugs and Society
Total Wellness (S)
Applied Fluid Mechanics
Petroleum Rock and Fluids
Drilling and Well Completions
Production Engineering
Reservoir Engineering and Well Testing
Wildland Fire Ecology and Management
Emergency Management: Preparedness and Response
Introduction to Emergency Management
Terrorism & Counterterrorism
Environmental Law And Policy
Urban Politics and Management
FPST and FSEP courses not used elsewhere.
ENSC courses not used elsewhere
Hours Subtotal46
Select 6 hours of upper-division controlled electives of the following:6
Aviation Safety
Aviation Terrorism and Asymmetrical Warfare
Aviation Security Organizations and Law
Airport Safety Inspections
Basic Aircraft Accident Investigation
Aerospace Industry Hazardous Materials or Dangerous Goods
Introduction to Entrepreneurial Thinking and Behavior
Entrepreneurship and New Technologies
Petroleum Geology for Engineers
Applied Well Log Analysis for Engineers
Leadership Concepts (S)
MATH (except MATH 3403 or MATH 3603)
MGMT (except MGMT 3943)
Information Assurance Management
Applied Information Systems Security
Wildland Fire Ecology and Management
Emergency Management: Preparedness and Response
Introduction to Emergency Management
Terrorism & Counterterrorism
Environmental Law And Policy
Urban Politics and Management
Elements of Persuasion (S)
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours125

Graduation Requirements

  1. A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in each course that is a prerequisite to a required course that has an engineering or engineering technology prefix.
  2. A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 is required in all courses that are used in this degree plan with engineering or engineering technology prefixes.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2024.