2020-2021 Catalog

FIS-101 Principles of Emergency Services

An overview of fire protection and emergency services. This course covers career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services; 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; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics; life safety initiatives.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Skills: ENG-020.

Course Types

HF