This is a program focusing on the principles and practice of firefighting systems, building construction and related resources as applied to fire prevention, control, and mitigation.
Includes instruction in fire hydraulics and dynamics, fire protection structures and systems design, fire behavior and combustion, fire protection hydraulics and water supply, fire protection equipment and systems, building construction for fire protection, and fire apparatus.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Fire Systems Technology Major?
A major/degree in Fire Systems Technology will prepare you for a career where you will be responsible for various aspects of fire preventions systems. You will determine a building’s fire alarm systems compliance with electrical and safety codes as well as be responsible for proper installation, maintenance, and operation of fire alarm systems.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Fire Systems Technology Major
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Publications/Magazines in Fire Systems Technology