FIRE 201 Building Construction for Fire Protection

This course provides students with foundational knowledge in the components of building construction related to firefighter and life safety.

Credits

2 Credits

Prerequisite

Acceptance to Program

FIRE 201Building Construction for Fire Protection

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health Science and Human Services Academic

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

0

Prerequisite Narrative

Acceptance to Program

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course provides students with foundational knowledge in the components of building construction related to firefighter and life safety.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

UNIT 1 Introduction

UNIT 2 Principles of Construction

UNIT 3 Building Construction

UNIT 4 Principles of Fire Resistance

UNIT 5 Fire Behavior versus Building Construction

UNIT 6 Wood Construction

UNIT 7 Ordinary Construction

UNIT 8 Collapse

UNIT 9 Ventilation

UNIT 10 Non-Combustible

UNIT 11 Steel Construction

UNIT 12 Concrete Construction

UNIT 13 High Rise Construction

UNIT 14 Collapse

UNIT 15 Ventilation

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Quizzes, Unit Exams, Writing Assignments, Projects

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Comprehensive Final Examination