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  FIS-217 Firefighting Tactics
3 Credits
  An introduction to overall firefighting strategy considerations. Students learn to formulate tactical objectives and methods based upon contemporary knowledge of building construction, modern technology such as automatic nozzles and thermal imaging, and current firefighting techniques. Students learn to assess and develop tactics to manage target hazards and special situations such as hazardous materials and incidences of terrorism. Students learn procedures from pre-fire planning activities through post-incident critique. Prerequisite: FIS 101 and FIS 123 or permission of the instructor or program coordinator. Skills prerequisite: ENG 060.