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The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the technical and professional knowledge necessary to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration and management.
Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of fire protection. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigation, fire protection safety, fire suppression management, law and codes.
Graduates should qualify for employment or advancement in governmental agencies, industrial firms, insurance rating organizations, educational organizations and municipal fire departments. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory positions within their current organizations.
Upon successful completion the Fire Protection Technology degree, graduate should be able to:
- Perform fire prevention functions;
- Perform fire suppression functions;
- Perform hazardous materials control functions;
- Apply leadership techniques for a public organization
- Demonstrate effective communication skills
- Apply and understand safe working practices