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Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Explain the history and basic principles of the fire service.
  • Provide an in-depth analysis of the principles of fire control through the utilization of personnel, equipment, and extinguishing agents on the fire ground
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the legal aspects of the fire service and emergency medical service.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of fire development, cause, and prevention
  • Apply theoretical knowledge of hydraulic principles to solving water supply problems for fire protection
  • Understand the principles of supervision and management necessary for leadership and administration in the fire service
  • Know the duties and responsibilities of Incident Command.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills with supervisors, peers and the public.
  • Utilize knowledge of building construction principles, fire protection systems, and fire prevention codes to affect safer occupancies
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of fire investigation principles.
    Identify hazardous materials, hazardous properties, and successful emergency scene operations.