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FPA Core Courses

The core of this program focuses on the skills you’ll need to become a respected and skilled leader in fire protection administration and emergency response.

FSE 101 – Fire Prevention

Fire prevention begins with an introduction to fire and safety related codes, fire prevention methods, mechanical systems and engineering solutions for hazards.

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FSE 120 – Fire Behavior and Combustion

Gain a solid understanding of the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start and spread, as well as how they are controlled.

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FSE/OSH 200 – Applied Fire and Safety Analysis

The Applied Fire and Safety Analysis course is designed to familiarize you with the existing sources of fire science data and the procedures to follow when conducting research.

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FSE 221 – Fire Protection Systems

This course provides an introduction to fire protection systems and their relationship to control and extinguishment of fires.

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FSE/OSH 225 – Legal Aspects of Fire Protection and Safety

Students in the Legal Aspects of Fire Protection and Safety course will examine the role of executive, legislative and legal decisions relating to personnel practices, employee safety, public protection and the legal responsibilities, liabilities, and authority of fire service practitioners.

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FSE 300W – Technical Report Writing for Emergency Services

Correct documentation and reporting of fire and safety matters is an essential element of the fire science industry. This course is designed to help students develop the oral and written communication skills specific to the public emergency services sector.

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FSE/OSH 305 – Hazardous Materials

Dealing with hazardous materials is an important component of emergency response. In this course, students learn the 8-step process involved with responding to a hazardous materials incident and discover how to implement a course of action.

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FSE/OSH 349 – Cooperative Studies

Course designed to combine classroom-based education with practical work experience. Academic credit is provided for structured job experience.

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OSH 261 – Principles of Occupational Safety and Health

In the Principles of Occupational Safety and Health course students explore the history of the development of occupational safety and health, the structure and functioning of the OSHA.

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OSH 390 – Workers Compensation I

The Workers Compensation course within the Fire Administration concentration is an in-depth study of the foundation of Worker Compensation law.

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FSE 201 – Building Construction

A major component in the study of fire science is the examination of how fire and safety codes are planned into new construction and development projects.

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FSE 223 – Fire and Emergency Scene Operations

Fire professionals must be prepared to make emergency scene decisions using cutting-edge strategies and tactics.

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FSE 230 – Fire Prevention Organization & Management

Students in the Fire Prevention, Organization and Management course will examine the factors that shape fire risk and the tools for fire prevention, including risk reduction education, codes and standards, inspection and plans review, fire investigation, research, master planning, influences, and strategies.

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FSE 320 – Principles of Emergency Services

Students in the Principles of Fire and Safety Supervision course will examine the factors that shape fire risk and the tools for fire prevention, including risk reduction education, codes and standards, inspection and plans review, fire investigation, research, master planning, influences, and strategies.

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FSE 322 – Fire Protection Structures and System Design

Students in this course will be able to explain the basic concepts and principles involved with the design, inspection, installation, testing and maintenance of fire protections structures and systems.

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FSE 350 – Fire Arson and Explosion Investigation I

For investigators, firefighters and fire marshals, arson and explosions are an unfortunate but reoccurring part of the job.

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FSE 355 – Fire Dynamics

Fire Dynamics is an introduction to advanced fire and combustion concepts and the associated terminology and measurement techniques.

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FSE 360 – Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply

The Water Supply for Fire Protection course addresses the role of water and how it plays a key component in fire prevention and suppression.

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FSE 365 – Instructor Methodology

The Emergency Service Instructional Methodology course provides students with the opportunity to develop the skills they’ll need to properly share their knowledge of Fire and Safety Engineering Technology with others.

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FSE 375 – Emergency Service Resource Management

The Fire and Emergency Service Resource Management Systems course begins with an introduction to management issues and accounting for related resources.

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FSE 400 – Advanced Emergency Services

During the Advanced Emergency Service Administration course, students will study the key managerial issues confronting contemporary fire service managers and develop an organizational plan for different types of fire departments.

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FSE 425 – Disaster & Community Fire Defense Planning

The Disaster and Community Fire Defense Planning course examines concepts and principles of community risk assessment, planning and response to natural and man-made disasters.

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