This 4-year undergraduate curriculum went into effect in 2012.

Freshman Year

Fall
Semester
Spring
Semester
ENGL 101 Academic Writing 3 -
Gen Ed General Education Requirements -
6
CHEM 135
General Chemistry for Engineers
3 -
MATH 140, 141 Calculus I, II 4 4
ENES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3 -
ENES 102 Mechanics I - 3
PHYS 161 General Physics: Mechanics and Particle Dynamics - 3
ENFP 101 (optional) Hot Topics in Fire 1 -
 
Total :    
14 16

Sophomore Year

Fall
Semester
Spring
Semester
Gen Ed General Education Requirements 3 -
Gen Ed Oral Communication - 3
MATH 246 Differential Equations 3 -
MATH 240/MATH 241 Linear Algebra or Calculus III - 4
MATH 206 Introduction to MATLAB 1
-
PHYS 260, 261 General Physics: Vibration, Waves, Heat, Elect… 4 -
ENES 232 Thermodynamics - 3
ENES 221 Dynamics 3 -
ENES 220 Mechanics II
-
3
ENFP 250 Introduction to Life Safety Analysis 3 -
ENFP 300 Fire Protection Fluid Mechanics - 3
 
Total :    
17 16

Junior Year

Fall
Semester
Spring
Semester
Gen Ed General Education Requirements 3 3
ENGL 393 Technical Writing - 3
ENFP 310 Water Based Fire Protection Systems Design
3
-
ENFP 312 Heat and Mass Transfer
3
-
ENFP 320 Fire Assessment Methods and Laboratory
-
4
ENFP 350 Professional Development Seminar
-
1
ENFP 440 Smoke Management and Fire Alarm Systems - 3
Technical Elective* Technical Electives 3 -
Elective** General Elective
3
-
 
Total :    
15 14

SENIOR YEAR

Fall
Semester
Spring
Semester
ENFP 405 Structural Fire Protection 3 -
ENFP 410 Advanced Fire Suppression   3
ENFP 411 Risk-Informed Performance Based Design - 3
ENFP 413 Advanced Life Safety Analysis
3
-
ENFP 415 Fire Dynamics
3
-
ENFP 425 Enclosure Fire Modeling
3
-
ENFP 426 Computational Methods in FPE
-
3
Technical Elective* Technical Electives  3 6
 
Total :    
15 15

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS = 121-125

*Technical Electives must include the following: at least 3 credits of MATH or STAT400+; at least 3 credits of ENFP400+; and at least 6 credits of Engineering coursework 300+, CHEM400+, or PHYS400+.

Please check the University's Online Undergraduate Catalog for a description of the Fire Protection Engineering program and a detailed listing of approved Fire Protection Engineering courses.

For more information, please contact:

Nicole L. Hollywood

Assistant Director of Student Services
301-405-3994 | nlholly@umd.edu
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