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FT 304 Fire Behavior and Combustion

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: FT 300 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU

This course provides the student with theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread and are controlled; an in-depth study of fire chemistry and physics, fire characteristics of materials, extinguishing agents and fire control techniques.This course meets the National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum model for Fire Behavior and Combustion.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO 1: Analyze, appraise, and evaluate fire incidents and components of emergency management and fire fighter safety.