HSM 241 - Principles of Fire Prevention

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: HSM 118)

This course addresses our nation's efforts at fire prevention and the importance of reducing fire loss; and it helps students understand the value of fire prevention, protection and associated programs. Coverage includes the origins of our national, state, and local fire prevention efforts as well as current examples that emphasize the need for stronger programs. In addition, the course discusses the elements of plan review, inspection and investigation, as well as the logistics of staffing and financial management of fire prevention. (Sp)