The fire science program is committed to providing an integral link between formal education and the emergency services through essential training in life safety, protection of property and environmental conservation, benefiting the students and the communities they serve. Butler’s Fire Science Program is located at 2610 W 6th Street in El Dorado. Butler’s Fire Science Program offers a large selection of courses in Butler and Sedgwick County. Instructors are current and retired fire service personnel ranging from Firefighters to Fire Chiefs. Students can satisfy their cooperative education requirements by serving as a Volunteer Firefighter at those locations.
Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.
Milestone Courses - Milestone courses are considered essential for progress within a selected Pathway and are indicated by a diamond symbol (♦).
An additional lab fee is assessed to each program course to cover cost of equipment maintenance, repair and replacement, lab consumables, and certification exam fees. Fees are subject to change.
Service Certification Exams
At the end of each Term, students will have the opportunity to test through a third party tester for Fire Service Certifications. These certifications are recognized nationwide within the fire service. Specific courses are designed to meet or exceed the national Standards, preparing the student for the exam. Students must meet specific criteria in order to be eligible for testing.
Lead Adjunct Instructor
Office: BOE, El Dorado Fire Station