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Course Description:

Study the foundations of systems analysis, exploring both fire prevention and suppression systems. Because fire department deployment analysis is the focus of much of the course, significant application of mathematics to the fire service is required, including formulas for resolving such issues as response time and resource utilization. Activities emphasize data collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation, simulation, resource allocation, planning, the evaluation of service delivery strategies, preparation of written objectives.

Note: this course has a required CD-ROM component.

Recommended: previous study in Accounting for Decision Makers, Business Mathematics, Statistics, Economics/Micro, Algebra or equivalents.

Important Note: this course was renamed effective the January 2011 term and was formerly offered as Analytic Approaches to Public Fire Protection. Students who have successfully completed 264044 should not enroll in this course.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1.

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