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FST - Fire Science Technology

FST 255


(3 CR.)

Prerequisite is FST 250 or Certification as Fire Officer II. Presents the material and testing required for certification as a Fire Officer III under the national Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, NFPA 1021. Includes instruction for those serving in or preparing for middle and upper ranks of large fire departments. Topics include community awareness and public relations, human resource development, budget information management, public education, emergency service delivery, and firefighter safety. Lecture 3 hours per week.