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Course Details

Course Code: FSMT102 Course ID: 2924 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled. The student can expect to identify physical properties of the three states of matter; categorize the components of fire; recall the physical and chemical properties of fire; describe and apply the process of burning; define and use basic terms and concepts associated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire; discuss the various materials and their relationship to fires as fuel; demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of water as a fire suppression agent; articulate other suppression agents and strategies; and compare other methods and techniques of fire extinguishments.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO-1 Identify physical properties of the three states of matter.

CO-2 List the physical and chemical properties of fire.

CO-3 Describe and apply the process of burning.

CO-4 Define and use basic terms and concepts associated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire.

CO-5 List various materials and their relationship to fires as fuel.

CO-6 List the characteristics of water as a fire suppression agent.

The grade scale for each of the evaluations are provided below:

Grade Instruments

% of Final Grade

Discussions

25

Essays

75

Total

100%

CO-1 Identify physical properties of the three states of matter.

CO-2 List the physical and chemical properties of fire.

CO-3 Describe and apply the process of burning.

CO-4 Define and use basic terms and concepts associated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire.

CO-5 List various materials and their relationship to fires as fuel.

CO-6 List the characteristics of water as a fire suppression agent.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.