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FST 2204 Fire Protection Systems

Provides information on the design, installation, maintenance and common problems associated with fire alarms, water-based and special hazards fire protection systems and portable fire extinguishers. Three classroom, four lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Recall the benefits of various fire protection systems.
  • Discuss the various types, uses, and problems associated with fire alarm systems.
  • Articulate characteristics of properly designed, installed, and maintained water-based, special hazard and detection, fire protection systems.
  • Design, build and utilize an Excel program to solve various fire protection design problems.

Credit Hours: 5

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 4