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Fire Science: Fire 245 & 250 & 255

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Course Descriptions

FIRE 245 - Fire Officer I & II 

This course introduces the firefighter to the duties assigned to company level officers. Topics addressed include budgeting, planning, public relations, personnel management, communications, legal responsibilities, and safety at the company level. This course complies with the Michigan Office of Fire Fighter Training requirements for Fire Officer I and II.

FIRE 250 - Fire Administration I

This course introduces the student to the organization and management of a fire department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire service leadership from the perspective of the company officer.

FIRE 255 - Fire Officer III & IV

This course provides the basic tools for analyzing and evaluating budgets, programs, policies, personnel and management systems within the fire service organization. Data interpretation and planning are major elements addressed in this course. Enhancement of fire service leadership decision-making capabilities is the primary focus of this course.