2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 11, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FST-275 Legal/Contemp Issues-FST/EMS

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3 Lab 0 Practicum 0
Tier Rate: Tier II
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 101 or ENG 100 and 100A , ENG/COM elective, PLS 101  or  HST 120  or concurrent enrollment, PSY 110  or concurrent enrollment. Maximum Credit Hours 3