2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Nov 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FST-275 Legal/Contemp Issues-FST/EMS

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3 Lab 0 Practicum 0
Note: Course only offered in the spring semester. This course will address the federal, state, and local laws that regulate emergency services and include a review of national standards, regulations, and consensus standards and examine the broad spectrum of change confronting the fire service. Emphasis will be placed upon the identification of crucial issues that will affect the future of the fire service over the next decade. Areas of discussion include regionalization, privatization, alternative forms of special delivery, paradigm shifts, environmental scanning and the need to be a proactive agent of community-based change. Prerequisite(s): FST 106 , FST 215 , FST 230 ENG 100  or ENG 101 , ENG/COM elective, PLS 101  or  HST 120  or concurrent enrollment, PSY 110  or concurrent enrollment. Maximum Credit Hours 3