Fire Administration (FIRE)

Fire Administration (FIRE)

FIRE 310  Fire Prevention and Protection  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: GOVT 200

This course emphasizes diverse fire protection subject areas, including fire prevention and safety, public education, building construction, recognition of hazards, prevention of fires, inspection techniques and protection and suppression systems. Special emphasis to include understanding fire characteristics and the structural consequences of fire; risk assessment and management as applied to places where people are assembled and endangered by fire.

Offered: Online

FIRE 320  Legal and Political Issues in Fire Administration  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: GOVT 200

This course will examine the American Legal system and provide in-depth coverage of the political, social, and legal issues impacting fire service administration. The course emphasizes the legal responsibilities, liabilities, and authorities of the fire service professional.

Offered: Online

FIRE 330  Human Resources Management in Fire Service Organizations  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: GOVT 200

A human resources management overview applied to fire and emergency service organizations. Theory, policies, procedures, and practices related to the management of publicly employed emergency personnel are distinguished. Analysis of human resource administration including personnel management, organizational development, productivity, recruitment and selection, performance management, discipline, and collective bargaining, and effectively dealing with ethical issues.

Offered: Online

FIRE 340  Administration of Fire and Emergency Services Organization  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course demonstrates the skills necessary to manage and lead a fire and emergency services department. The course prepares students to assume administrative positions within fire and emergency service organizations and examines roles and responsibilities of administrators, management and leadership theory and practices, and common fire and emergency service administrative structures and processes.

Offered: Online

FIRE 450  Leadership in Fire Service Organizations  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: GOVT 200

This course covers supervisory skills and practices necessary to lead in fire service organizations. Topics include the theory, practice, and application of ethical leadership in public safety; and activities to develop personal ethics and leadership skills and abilities.

Offered: Online

FIRE 492  Fire Administration Seminar (Capstone)  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: FIRE 310 and FIRE 320 and FIRE 330 and FIRE 340 and GOVT 200

This capstone course requires students to demonstrate mastery of the curriculum learned throughout the entire program. The course integrates the functional areas of fire and emergency services administration including: management, public health, public administration, budgeting, planning, decision making, legal issues, ethics, and dealing with the political environment. Students will choose a topic or issue from several central themes and will then draw upon a wide variety of sources and other disciplines to demonstrate the ability to apply what they have learned to address a realistic situation or problem.

Offered: Online

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