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Course Title: Principles of Emergency Services
Course ID: FIRE 126

This course provides an overview to fire protection and emergency services; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics; and life safety initiatives.

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring

Prerequisites: READ 02 or Reading placement of ENGL 111

Corequisites: None

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