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FIRE 110 INTRODUCTION TO FIRE TECHNOLOGY 3.0
Provides an introduction to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; history of fire protection; fire loss analysis; public, quasi-public and private fire protection services; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 112 FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE BEHAVIOR AND CONTROL 3.0
Theories and fundamentals of how fires start, spread and are controlled. In depth study of fire chemistry and physics, fire characteristics of materials, extinguishing agents and fire control techniques. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 114 FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE PREVENTION 3.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of Fire 110 or 112.
Organization and function of fire prevention agencies; inspection, surveying and mapping procedures; recognition of fire hazards; engineering a solution to hazards; enforcement of solution; public relations. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 115 FUNDAMENTALS OF PERSONAL SAFETY AND EMERGENCY ACTION 3.0
Provides basic skills in assessing fire dangers, handling common fire situations in the home and/or industry, basic CPR and standard first aid education. Study and investigate a lifestyle that promotes health, fitness, mental and physical preparation for and in an emergency profession. Does not meet CPR certification. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 116 FIRE FIGHTING TACTICS AND STRATEGY 3.0
Prerequisite: Fire 110 or 112.
Review of fire chemistry, equipment and manpower, basic fire fighting tactics and strategy; methods of attack; preplanning fire problems. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 120A HAZARDOUS MATERIALS 3.0
Review of basic chemistry; storage, handling, laws, standards and fire fighting practices pertaining to hazardous materials. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 120B HAZARDOUS MATERIALS 3.0
Prerequisite: Fire 120A.
Flammable metals, hazardous plastics, explosives, exotic fuels and oxidizers, radiation hazards, organic phosphate insecticides. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 124 APPLIED CHEMISTRY 3.0
Applied chemistry for fire fighting and arson investigation. Atomic and molecular structure of materials; characteristics of chemical compounds; types of chemical reactions; nature of gaseous materials; organic chemicals and fuels, nuclear activity of atoms and atomic radiation; chemistry of fire prevention and suppression and human physiology and survival. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 128 FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND DETECTION 3.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of Fire 110 or 112.
This course covers the basic knowledge of fire protection within occupancies and applicable fire protection laws. Student will gain understanding in occupancy fire detection and alarms systems, heat and smoke controls, special protection systems, fire sprinklers, water supply, and portable fire extinguishers. Student will understand the installation, maintenance, operation and testing of fire protection systems. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 142 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FOR FIRE PROTECTION 3.0
Fundamental building construction and design, fire protection features, special considerations. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
FIRE 146 FIRE INVESTIGATION 3.0
Introduction to arson and incendiarism, arson laws and types of incendiary fires. Methods of determining fire causes, recognizing and preserving evidence, interviewing and detaining witnesses. Procedures in handling juveniles, court procedures and giving court testimony. Total of 54 hours lecture.