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FST 1112 Principles of Emergency Services

Overview of fire protection and emergency services; culture and history of emergency services organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service.

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

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Define and describe the culture and history of emergency service organizations.
  • Describe the role of a public fire protection delivery system within the local community as well as state and national organizations.
  • Describe the various functions of a public fire protection delivery system.
  • Identify the various state, national and private sector organizations that deal with fire safety issues and describe their individual role in fire safety.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3