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FIRE TECHNOLOGY


27 Wildland Firefighter (4)
This course prepares students for entry level employment with public safety departments and other agencies that cross-train personnel for law enforcement and wildland fire suppression duties.

201 Fire Protection Organization (3) CSU
This course is an introduction to the fire service and fire protection, including examining careers in fire departments and related fields. Also covered will be the history of fire protection, causes of loss by fire, and public and private protection services. Also discussed will be the organization of fire departments, fire prevention, fire-fighting tactics, tools, equipment, apparatus, and alarm and water systems. This course includes field trips.

202 Fire Prevention Technology (3)
This course prepares students to make effective, complete and legal inspections by knowing fire prevention concepts. The course includes history, organization, laws, causes of fires, procedures, techniques, enforcement, and record keeping.

203 Fire Protection Equipment and Systems (3)
The student will learn about fire detection, alarm, and protection systems. It is oriented toward public safety departments and other agencies that cross-train law enforcement and fire suppression personnel.

204 Building Construction for Fire Protection (3) CSU
This course examines building construction as it relates to fire control. It is oriented toward public safety departments and other agencies that cross-train law enforcement and fire suppression personnel.

205 Fire Behavior and Combustion (3)
Students will study fire chemistry and physics. It is oriented toward public safety departments and other agencies that cross-train law enforcement and fire suppression personnel.

209 Fire Tactics and Strategy (3)
This course covers the application of tactics and strategies to various types of fires. It is oriented toward public safety departments and other agencies that cross-train law enforcement and fire-fighting personnel.

213 Fire Investigation (3)
This course covers methods of determining point of origin, path of fire travel, and fire causes. It also covers recognizing and preserving evidence, interviewing witnesses, and understanding arson laws.

217 Fire Apparatus (3)
This course covers the principles of fire apparatus operating for public safety departments and other agencies that cross-train law enforcement and fire suppression personnel.

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