Learn more about the curriculum and courses offered in EKU’s Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology bachelor’s degree program.
Prepares students for further studies in chemistry. Basic laboratory techniques, methods of separation, types of chemical reactions, solution preparation and standardization, titrations, molecular modeling, qualitative analysis, gases, virtual labs on computer.
Study of loads, forces and their effects on rigid bodies and structures at rest. Computation of equilibrium reactions, internal forces, shear, moments, couples, friction, stress, strain, and deformation. Finding centroids and moments of inertia.
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.
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.
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.
For investigators, firefighters and fire marshals, arson and explosions are an unfortunate but reoccurring part of the job.
The Water Supply for Fire Protection course addresses the role of water and how it plays a key component in fire prevention and suppression.