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Master Course Outline
Introduction to Firefighting

Course Number: FCA 100
Credits: 4
Hours per Quarter: 40

Lecture Hours:40


Description
Provides an overview of the fire service and the role of the firefighter. Several aspects of a career with the Fire Service will be explored beginning with the origins of the modern American fire service, the complexity of the organization, and an introduction to the activities involved in fire protection. Students must have acceptance into the Fire Science program to enroll.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Trace the origins of the modern fire service.
B. Discuss the role of higher education, career planning, and testing requirements required for the fire service.
C. Develop an understanding of the source of fire department resources.
D. Describe the organizational structure, administration, training, reports, and records that are found in the fire department.
E. Discuss the role of the fire department in fire prevention, codes and ordinances, and fire protection systems.


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Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
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*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)