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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
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FSCI 1001 - Principles of Emergency Services

Lec. 3; Cr. 3

This course provides an overview of fire protection and emergence 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 service; 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; and life safety initiatives. This course meets USFA FESHE National Standards.

Articulation: Fire Fighter I certificate.

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