FST 102 Principles/Emergency Services

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Provides an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/service; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government ; 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.