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FSMT188 - Fire Prevention


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, and the relationships of fire prevention with built-in fire protection systems, fire investigations, and fire and life safety education. Students can expect to define the national fire problem and its main issues; recognize the need for fire prevention as part of the overall mix of fire protection; recognize the need for fire prevention organizations, review minimum professional qualifications at state and national levels for fire inspectors, investigators, and public educators; define the elements of a plan review program; identify the laws, rules, codes, and other regulations regarding fire prevention; and discuss training, media, and public education programs for fire prevention.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Principles of Fire Prevention, 3rd Ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom.
ISBN: 9781284041866
Publication Info: VS-Jones & Bartlett
Author: David Diamantes
Unit Cost: $80.25
Electronic ISBN: 9781284089417
Electronic Unit Cost: $35.00