Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 122
- Posted by:
- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- FP 122
- Course Title:
- Funds of Fire Prevention
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture hours:
- Lecture/Lab hours:
- Lab hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionStudies fundamentals of fire inspection standards and techniques of evaluation, identification of hazards and making practical recommendations. Students study fire prevention and education programs and conduct presentations.
Addendum to Course DescriptionThis course is required for an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Fire Protection and fulfills the requirements for the Fire Standards
and Accreditation Board subjects for #15-12 and #25-03. This course is transferable to a degree program in Fire Service Administration at
Western Oregon University or Eastern Oregon University.
Course Activities and DesignThe material in this course will be presented in a lecture and discussion format. Other instructional methods including guest speakers,
research papers, demonstrations, simulations and presentations may be employed.
Outcome Assessment StrategiesAt the beginning of the course, the instructor will discus the methods used to evaluate student performance and progress and the criteria for
assigning a course grade. A course syllabus will be provided. Assessment methods may include one or more of the following: examinations, quizzes, homework assignments, research papers, book and journal article reviews, written and oral reports, simulations, and classroom
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)REQUIRED STUDENT COMPETENCIES:
- List important historical fires and describe how those fires have influenced the development of modern fire prevention codes and ordinances.
- Identify the causes of large-loss fires and contributing factors as they relate to fire deaths, injuries, and property loss through the analysis of statistical data.
- Research current employment opportunities in fire prevention, code enforcement, administration, research and analysis, and public education.