FRSC 2170 - Fire and Arson Investigation
4.00 Credit Hours
Pre-Requisite(s): Program Admission
NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the capstone level occupational work ethics course during the same term.
Presents an introduction to Fire Investigation. Emphasis is placed upon: fire behavior, combustion properties of various materials, sources of ignition, and investigative techniques for - structures, grassland, wildland, automobiles, vehicles, ships and other types of fire investigation, causes of electrical fires, chemical fires, explosive evaluations, laboratory operation, Techniquest used in fire deaths and injuries, arson as a crime, other techniques, State and Federal laws, and future trends in fire investigative technology.