Principles of Building Construction & Fire Protection

Course Number: 
FSC 1010
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Fire Science (FSC)
Credits 
3.00

This course provides the components of building construction that relate to fire and life safety and how understanding the building types and construction principles will improve fire suppression and fire ground safety. The emphasis of this course is on firefighter safety. The elements of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, pre-planning fire operations, and operating at emergencies.

3 hours of lecture per week