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FSS 101 Principles of Emergency Services
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: None

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 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; life safety initiatives. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

FSS 101 Introduction to Fire Science
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: None

Introduction to fire problems, history, evaluation and survey of fire protection characteristics and behavior of fire, chemistry of fire, building construction, extinguishing agents and hazardous materials identification, EMS in the fire science, communications, municipal water systems, equipment identification and use, protective systems, fire prevention, and terrorism awareness. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Available (3 LETSIR) Pass/No Credit Not Available

 
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