Engineering Technology: Fire Safety and Explosion Protection, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Engineering Technology Core Courses
POLS 5013Quantitative Methods3
or FSEP 5013 Research Design & Methodology
IEM 5603Project Management3
or FSEP 5023 Project Management
FSEP 5133Principles of Industrial and Process Safety3
Fire Safety and Explosion Protection Core Courses
FSEP 5033Risk Analysis3
FSEP 5113Fire and Explosion Hazard Recognition3
FSEP 5143Structural Design for Fire and Life Safety3
Hours Subtotal18
Electives
Select 6 hours, minimum of 3 hours from FSEP courses:6
Advanced Special Hazard Suppression and Detection
Advanced Exposure Assessment
Building Electrical Systems
Fire and Evacuation Modeling
Directed Studies
Foundations of Engineering Management
Engineering Teaming
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Design
Leadership Strategies for Technical Professionals
Ethics for Practicing Engineers
Engineering Economic Analysis
Reliability and Maintainability
Special Topics in Industrial Engineering and Management
Advanced Environmental Law for Technical Professionals
Introduction to Fire Administration
Introduction to Emergency Management
Fire Dynamics in Forensic Investigations
Methods in Fire and Explosion Investigation NFPA 921/1033
Computer Fire Modeling
Other FRNS Approved by Advisor
Hours Subtotal6
Master's Thesis
FSEP 5000Master's Thesis6
Each M.S. candidate must prepare a written thesis and defend it before a thesis committee of at least three faculty members (minimum two from the FPST program). The written document must satisfy the requirements of the Graduate College for format and structure. The thesis defense consists of a twenty-minute oral presentation, followed by questions from the committee.
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Engineering Technology Core Courses
POLS 5013Quantitative Methods3
or FSEP 5013 Research Design & Methodology
IEM 5603Project Management3
or FSEP 5023 Project Management
FSEP 5133Principles of Industrial and Process Safety3
Fire Safety and Explosion Protection Core Courses
FSEP 5033Risk Analysis3
FSEP 5113Fire and Explosion Hazard Recognition3
FSEP 5143Structural Design for Fire and Life Safety3
Hours Subtotal18
Electives
Select 12 hours, minimum of 3 hours from FSEP courses:12
Advanced Special Hazard Suppression and Detection
Advanced Exposure Assessment
Building Electrical Systems
Fire and Evacuation Modeling
Directed Studies
Foundations of Engineering Management
Engineering Teaming
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Design
Leadership Strategies for Technical Professionals
Ethics for Practicing Engineers
Engineering Economic Analysis
Reliability and Maintainability
Special Topics in Industrial Engineering and Management
Advanced Environmental Law for Technical Professionals
Introduction to Fire Administration
Introduction to Emergency Management
Fire Dynamics in Forensic Investigations
Methods in Fire and Explosion Investigation NFPA 921/1033
Computer Fire Modeling
Other FRNS approved by advisor
Hours Subtotal12
Creative Component/Report
FSEP 5990Directed Studies2
The FSEP 5990 course is used for a creative component. A report (a “mini-thesis”) must be submitted, prepared in the style of an M.S. thesis, but not submitted for Graduate College approval.
Hours Subtotal2
Total Hours32

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.