FIRE 715 - Principles of Emergency Svcs.

FIRE 715 Principles of Emergency Services

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU
C-ID: FIRE 100
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College of San Mateo

Department: Fire Science Technology

Number of Units: 3


This description is for the Spring 2022 term