FST 1111 Fire Behavior & Combustion

This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread and are controlled. Also included in this course are related engineering and fire science principles.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Articulate characteristics and the safe use of various extinguishing agents.
  • Describe the physical and chemical properties of fire.
  • Identify various materials and their relationship to fires as fuel.
  • Describe the dynamics of fire.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3