Fire Science

FIS 101

Principles of Emergency Services
3 Credits

An overview of fire protection and emergency services . This course covers 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 services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics; life safety initiatives.

Skills prerequisite: ENG 020.