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Course Description:

Review the history and development of the American fire service. Addresses management issues and organization of a fire department. Includes value engineering for capital resources; cost effectiveness in service delivery; fire prevention, suppression and investigation; emergency medical services; the utilization of computers in data collection, retrieval and analysis. Apply content to local fire protection issues.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Public Administration or equivalent, or significant practical background in administration and management.

Recommended (1 or more): Accounting for Decision Makers, Management Principles, The American Political System, College Writing, Communication Decisions, Human Service Management or equivalents.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Fall 1.

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