FST 102 Principles/Emergency Services
(45 lecture hours, 3 credits)
Prerequisite: FST 100 with "C" grade or higher
ACCUPLACER® Requirement: REA 060.
Provides an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/service; 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; fire service nomenclature ; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics.
Added at MCC Summer 2010. Title Changed from "Introduction to Fire Science and Supression" 4/7/09.
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