FIR - FIRE SCIENCE

FIR-101 Introduction to Fire Protection

This course is an introduction to the field of fire science, and such will provide an overview of fire protection, fire prevention, fire suppression and the scientific nature of fire. Students will learn the principles relevant to hazard control, structural design, fire detection, extinguishment, and limitation of loss. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

FIR-102 Fundamentals of Fire Prevention and Inspection I

This course is an introduction to the study of the basic principles of fire prevention and inspection. Students will learn to utilize the tools necessary to perform inspections, properly make citations, and oversee corrective action. Emphasis of the course is to develop competency in basic fire code enforcement through proficient use of the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code and referenced standards. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

FIR-103 Building Codes and Standards

This course covers the basic principles of building codes and standards. The focus of the course is the nexus between building construction and design, and contemporary problems faced by fire organizations. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

FIR-104 Fire Tactics and Strategy

This course provides an in-depth analysis of the principles of fire control through utilization of personnel, equipment, and extinguishing agents on the fire ground. Emphasis is on pre-fire planning, fire ground problem solving, and decision-making in support of tactical deployment and strategic use of available resources. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

FIR-105 Fire Administration

This course is an introduction to organization and management of fire departments. The course will cover basic managerial concepts and principles of organizational structure, management, and supervisory techniques utilized in the fire service. The focus of the course will be on the company officer. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3