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FSMT410 - Fire Regulation, Policy, and Law


This course introduces the student to many areas of fire laws and regulations. The main purpose of this course is to introduce you to the laws and regulations that will impact your work. This course enables the student to acquire a basic knowledge of the law in each of the specified subject areas that directly or indirectly affect fire services by providing a basic knowledge of the methodology through which to locate, read and comprehend the various statutes and regulations surrounding fires. This course focuses on public policy, law, and regulation concerning fire mitigation, response, and recovery. Legal issues and risk are addressed as topics in the course, as are general and specific national, state, and local fire regulations and public law.






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

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, 2nd ed.- E-book links provided inside the classroom. Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9781111308803
Publication Info: CLASS-Varone
Author: Varone, J. Curtis
Unit Cost: $90.98
Electronic ISBN: 9781133770909
Electronic Unit Cost: $32.00