FRSC227 Pre-Emergency Planning
Department of Business Studies: Fire Science
- I. Course Number and Title
- FRSC227 Pre-Emergency Planning
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- FRSC103 (C or better) and FRSC104 (C or better) and FRSC105 (C or better) and FRSC202 (C or better).
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- Students should have a basic familiarity with a basic drawing program. None of these are required but, the most commonly used are Adobe Illustrator, AutoCAD, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- Students examine the intricacies of preparing pre-emergency plans and diagrams for fire investigation reports using computer technology. Students demonstrate their understanding of the importance of pre-emergency planning for the Fire Service and prepare pre-emergency plans and diagrams.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, purposes and sequence of pre-fire planning; and
- Construct a thorough pre-fire plan for a structure using computer technology to develop their plan (Technological Competence).
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Introduction to pre-emergency planning; course content and requirements;
- How pre-emergency planning works in the real world;
- The problems encountered conducting a pre-emergency plan;
- The pre-emergency planning process;
- Coordinating the design process with business and working with fire equipment infrastructure;
- Methods used for collecting information for the plan and diagram: how to conduct a field review;
- Preplan formatting;
- Prioritizing facilities to be preplanned;
- Water supply for fire protection;
- Preplanning Technologies;
- Specialty occupancies that require a pre-emergency plan;
- How preplanning translates to better incident scene operations; and
- Students present their plans to the class.
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsStudents satisfy the course learning goals via class discussions, written exams, assignments, papers, and/or performance based tasks and pre-planning projects.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date -10/99; Revised 4/2012; New Core 8/2015; Revised 6/2016; Revised 4/2017