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FFP 2120 - Building Construction for Fire Service


This course provides credit/contact hours toward the pursuit of the Fire Prevention Inspection Certificate Program as well as hours toward the Fire Science Technology Degree Program. This course deals with building construction as it relates to assault by fire and gravity. Considerable study and discussion will focus on how construction and the enforcement of codes and standards can influence fire spread, fire, confinement, and building collapse. Other areas of study include those of federal, state, and local laws applicable to the fire service; review of Fire Codes and Standards of the National Fire Protection Association; the Fire Prevention Code of the American Insurance Association; and the role of the State Fire Marshal.
Prerequisites: FFP 1702, ENC 1101 or LIT 2000, and MAT 1033 or higher
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.