2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRT 1327 - Building Construction in the Fire Service

3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) Components of building construction that relate to fire and life safety. Focuses on firefighter safety. Includes relationship of elements of construction and design of structures to inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies. Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing.
Course Outcomes
1 - Identify types of building construction.
2 - Recognize hazards associated with construction practices.
3 - Identify fire resistive levels of building materials.
4 - Recognize signs of potential structural collapse.