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FRS 101 - Introduction to Fire Science

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This course is an introduction to the history and philosophy of the fire service. It reviews the career options that are available and examines the tactical and fire suppression responsibilities of the fire service. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

FRS 102 - Fire Safety and Tactics

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This course focuses on the safety measures that need to be incorporated at the fire scene. It also prepares the student to understand the importance of proper fire tactics and procedures that are needed to be employed by the fire service. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

FRS 201 - High Rise/ Structures and Systems

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This course is an introduction to the art of firefighting in High Rise buildings. It will expose the student to the unique problems that are present in large buildings. The students will learn how to utilize the fire protection and safety features that are in High Rise buildings. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

FRS 202 - Fire Protection and Detection Systems

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001, ENG 001, ENG 100 or ENG 101, FRS 101, FRS 201.

Description: A study of Fire Protection and Fire Detection Systems, this course provides an overview of Life Safety Systems as they are applied in stores, schools, offices, hotels, motels, hospitals, and any place where people live or work. This course emphasizes the need for fire detection systems, fire notification devices, and fire suppression systems. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

FRS 203 - Hazardous Materials in the Fire Service

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: A study of Hazardous Materials, this course provides an overview of the laws, regulations, and standards associated with the Hazardous Materials incident response. This course emphasizes the need for: Hazardous Materials recognition and identification, information resource technology, protective actions to be taken, product control and air monitoring, terrorism awareness, and Hazardous Materials law enforcement activities. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice