Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT)

Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 101  
Principles of Emergency Services  

This course provides an overview of fire protection and emergency services; culture and history of fire science and emergency services, fire loss analysis, organizations of public and private fire protection services, and fire departments as part of local government. This foundation course includes introduction to fire protection, safety, tactics and safety. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 102  
Strategies and Tactics I  

This course provides the principles of fire ground control through utilization of personnel, equipment, and extinguishing agents. Basic procedures for suppression of fire; application to principles of building construction of human resources and equipment. This course will meet requirements of the Illinois Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education Commission for Strategy and Tactics I. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 103  
Fire Behavior and Combustion  

History of fire sciences; theories and fundamentals of fire behaviors including how and why fires start, spread and are controlled. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 104  
Occupational Safety & Health for Emergency Services  

This course introduces the basic concepts of occupational health and safety as it relates to emergency service organizations. Topics include risk and hazard evaluation and control procedures for emergency service organizations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 197  
Principles of Emergency Responder Safety and Survival  

This course is designed to help students to identify and explain the sixteen life safety initiatives and explain the concepts of risk management and mitigation as it pertains to emergency services. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 198  
Strategies and Tactics II  

Subject areas include strategic concepts in fire fighting, duties and responsibilities of command officers, incident command system (scene, manpower, apparatus, and Rapid Intervention Teams (RIT) management, multi-company operations, disasters, high-rise operations, critical incident stress, and tactical exercises. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 102.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 200  
Management and Leadership I  

This course is designed to provide information and skills required to act in primary supervisory role with a focus on leadership in fire service. Topics covered include basic management principles and concepts, leadership styles and conflict resolution. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 201  
Fire Service Hydraulics  

This course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and to solve water supply problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 202  
Building Construction for Fire Science  

This course focuses on the study of the components of building construction related to firefighting, fire resistance and life safety. The elements of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, pre-planning fire operations, and operating at emergencies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 203  
Fire Suppression and Protection Systems  

This course provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire alarm systems, water-based fire suppression systems, special hazard fire suppression systems, water supply for fire protection and portable fire extinguishers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 204  
Management and Leadership II  

This course focuses on the role and responsibility of a fire officer who may be in charge of a single company or station. The course provides information on leadership styles, communication, group dynamics, coaching and counseling and performance appraisal. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 205  
Chemistry of Hazardous Materials  

This course provides basic chemistry relating to the categories of hazardous materials including recognition, identification, reactivity, and health hazards encountered by emergency services. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 206  
Management and Operations III  

This course is the third in a four-part sequence focusing on the roles and responsibilities of a department fire officer, cultivating leadership styles and advanced management skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 204 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 210  
Principles of Fire Prevention  

This course provides fundamental knowledge relating to the field of fire prevention. Topics include: history and philosophy of fire prevention, organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau; use and application of codes and standards; plans review; fire inspections; fire and life safety education; and fire investigation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 211  
Management Operations IV  

This course is the fourth in a four-part sequence focusing on the roles and responsibilities of a department fire officer, cultivating leadership styles and advanced management skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 206 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 212  
Fire Investigation I  

This course is intended to provide the student with the fundamentals and technical knowledge needed for proper fire science interpretations, including recognizing and conducting origin and cause,preservation of evidence and documentation, scene security, motives of the fire setter, and types of fire causes. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101, 198 AND 202.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 213  
Fire Investigation II  

This course is intended to provide the student with advanced technical knowledge on the rule of the law, fire scene analysis, fire behavior, evidence collection and preservation, scene documentation, case preparation and courtroom testimony. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 212.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 220  
Fire Instructor I  

Methods and techniques of teaching for fire service instructors; principles of adult learning; teaching methodology; student assessment and evaluation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 101 AND Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX  
Fire Sci Mgmt/Fire Serv Op (FIREMGT) 221  
Fire Instructor II  

Methods and techniques for Fire Service Instructor II training will examine methods and techniques for planning, development, and conducting a Fire Service Training Program. This course is designed for leaders in the emergency services field who desire to analyze, design, implement and evaluate training methods and techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. This course will meet requirements of the Illinois Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education Commission for the Standard Level II Instructor Certificate.

Grade of C or better in FIREMGT 220.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: MX