Intro to Fire Protection

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 120 Intro to Fire Protection 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course provides an overview of the development, methods, systems and regulations that apply to the fire protection field. Topics include history, evolution, statistics, suppression, organizations, careers, curriculum, and related subjects. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the fire protection field.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Illustrate and explain the history and culture of the fire service.
·2. Discuss and describe the scope, purpose, and organizational structure of fire and emergency services.
·3. Identify protection and emergency-service careers in both the public and private sector.
·4. Describe the importance of wellness and fitness as it relates to emergency services.
·5. Identify the primary responsibilities of fire prevention personnel including: code enforcement, public information, and public and private fire protection systems.

2014FA- New Course Version (S23882)

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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