FIRT 1301 Fundamentals of Fire Protection 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Overview to fire protection, career opportunities in fire protection and related fields, philosophy and history of fire protection/service, fire loss analysis, organization and function of public and private fire protection services, fire departments as part of local governments, laws and regulations affecting the fire service, fire service nomenclature, specific fire protection functions, and basic fire chemistry and physics. Includes introduction to fire protection systems and introduction to fire strategy and tactics.

FIRT 1303 Fire and Arson Investigation I 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

In-depth study of basic fire and arson investigation practices. Emphasis on fire behavior principles related to fire cause and origin determination.

FIRT 1307 Fire Prevention Codes and Inspections 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Study of local building and fire prevention codes. Emphasis on fire prevention inspections, practices, and procedures.

FIRT 1309 Fire Administration I 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Introduction to the organization and management of a fire department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis on fire service leadership from the perspective of the company officer.

FIRT 1311 Fire Service Hydraulics 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Principles of the use of water in fire protection. Includes application of hydraulic principles to analyze and solve water supply problems. Not offered in Texas.

FIRT 1315 Hazardous Materials I 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Study of the chemical characteristics and behavior of various materials. Topics include storage, transportation, handling hazardous emergency situations, and the most effective methods of hazard mitigation.

FIRT 1319 Firefighter Health and Safety 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Study of firefighter occupational safety and health in emergency and non-emergency situations.

FIRT 1329 Building Codes and Construction 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Examination of building codes and requirements, construction types, and building materials. Topics include walls, floorings, foundations, and various roof types and the associated dangers of each. Not offered in Texas.

FIRT 1333 Fire Chemistry I 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Introduction to the chemical nature and properties of inorganic compounds as related to the fire service. Topics include fundamental laws of chemistry, states of matter, gas laws, chemical bonding, and thermodynamics with applications to various industrial processes. Not offered in Texas.

FIRT 1338 Fire Protection Systems 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Design and operation of fire detection and alarm systems, heat and smoke control systems, special protection and sprinkler systems, water supply for fire protection, and portable fire extinguishers.

FIRT 1347 Industrial Fire Protection 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Study of industrial emergency response teams and specific concerns related to business and industrial facilities. Not offered in Texas.

FIRT 1349 Fire Administration II 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

In-depth study of fire service management as pertaining to budgetary re- quirements, administration, organization of divisions within the fire service, and relationships between the fire service and outside agencies. Not offered in Texas.

FIRT 2309 Firefighting Strategies and Tactics I 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Analysis of the nature of fire problems and selection of initial strategies and tactics including an in-depth study of efficient and effective use of manpower and equipment to mitigate the emergency.

FIRT 2331 Firefighting Strategies and Tactics II 3-0-3 Download Syllabus - Schedule Locations

Continuation of Firefighting Strategies and Tactics I. Emphasis on use of incident command in large scale command problems and other specialized fire problems.

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