FRSC 1100 - Introduct to the Fire Service

3 Credits

3.00 Credit Hours

Pre-Requisite(s): Program Admission

NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the entry level occupational work ethics course during the same term.

This course is a survey of the philosophy and history of Fire Protection, loss of property and life by fire, review of municipal fire defenses and the organization and function of the federal, state, county, city and private fire protection. Includes introduction to: fire technology education and the firefighter selection process; fire protection career opportunities; public fire protection; chemistry and physics of fire; public and private support organizations; fire department resources, fire department administration; support functions; training, fire prevention; codes and ordinances; fire protection systems and equipment; emergency incident management; and emergency operations.