Undergraduate Courses

This 4-year undergraduate curriculum went into effect in 2012. Please click on the course number to download the syllabus

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
Approved Elective* Approved Electives (STAT, ENFP, ENXX)
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
Approved Elective* Approved Electives (STAT, ENFP, ENXX) 3 6
 
Total :    
15
15

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS = 121-125

*At least 3 credits of ENFP 4XX and 3 credits of a 400 level course in statistics, math or applied math are required. Additional electives should be selected in consultation with ENFP Dept. Advisor.
**May not be required, see ENFP Dept. Advisor.

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:

Ms. Nicole Hollywood

Assistant Director of Student Services
Department of Fire Protection Engineering
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3031
Dept. Phone: 301-405-3992
Direct Phone: 301-405-3994
Fax: 301-405-9383
E-mail: nlholly@umd.edu