2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FST-101 Principles Emergency Services


Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course provides an overview to fire protection and emergency services; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services; fire loss analysis; organization and function of private and public protection services; fire departments as a part of local governments; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics; life safety initiatives.