Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
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; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions;
basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection; introduction to
fire strategy and tactics; life safety initiatives.