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Course Description:

Explore the interaction of traditional fire service concerns with a range of social sciences, relating theory to practice. Focus on the dynamics of human behavior during fire incidents and explore how these are related to fire prevention practices, programs, codes and ordinances. The psychological effects of communications during emergencies and the conduct of post-fire interviews with victims and fire fighters are studied in depth.

Recommended: previous study in introductory psychology course and advanced technical understanding through fire training and experience. College Writing, Communication Decisions, Competition and Cooperation: A Cross-Cultural Perspective or equivalents.

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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