Fire & Life Safety Educator

Course Number: 
FSC 2250
Fire Science (FSC)

This course provides fundamental information regarding the history and philosophy of fire prevention; organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau; use of fire codes; identification and correction of fire hazards; use of the NFIRS system; and the relationships of fire prevention with built-in fire protection systems, fire investigation, and fire and life-safety education in community schools. Students will prepare presentations, conduct a safety day community program, and study the effects of tragic fires which led to new fire safety standards.

3 hours of lecture per week