Fire Science


Fire Science

COURSE TOPICS

  • Introduction and orientation
  • Building Construction/Fire Prevention
  • Fire protection career opportunities
  • Entry into fire service
  • Fire department resources and administration
  • Emergency medical services- hospital care in fire service
  • Fire department facilities and equipment
  • Character and behavior of fire
  • Wild land interface
  • Tool identification/Ropes and knots
  • Safety
  • Fire extinguishment/Salvage Operations
  • Fire communications
  • Firefighter health and fitness
  • Water Supply/Hoses
  • Employment literacy/Station Life
  • Search and Rescue
  • Personal skills related to employment
  • Interpersonal skills and group dynamics
  • Thinking and problem solving skills
  • Communication skills

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLO)

Upon successful completion, students will:

  • Integrate Academic and Technical Skills
  • Practice Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Communicate and Collaborate with Diverse Audiences
  • Demonstrate Creativity and Innovation
  • Act as Responsible, Ethical Citizens
  • Develop Personal, Educational and Career Goals