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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FP 101 - Fire Prevention and Protection

Credit Hours: 3

A course describing methods of fire prevention, with emphasis on the development of a broad program of fire prevention methods used in other cities; methods of communication with large and small segments of the public; methods of enlisting public support; fire prevention in schools and industries; administration of fire prevention bureaus; problems of coordination with governmental and other public organizations. Techniques of inspection for members of the fire company and for higher command levels, for fire hazards and for fire loss, will not only be discussed in class but will also be demonstrated and practiced on field trips to various types of buildings.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the course the student should be able to:

  • identify and successfully research various National Fire Protection Association standards;
  • demonstrate an understanding of fire prevention and fire suppression methods;
  • deliver a fire prevention briefing on a common and or complex fire safety issue; and
  • inspect a single occupancy structure and identify a common or non-complex fire or life safety hazards and report finding(s) to the next echelon of command.

F (S)