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FSMT288 - Community Risk Reduction for the Fire and Emergency Services

Course Details

Course Code: FSMT288 Course ID: 4845 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides a theoretical framework for the understanding of the ethical, sociological, organizational, political, and legal components of community risk reduction, and a methodology for the development of a comprehensive community risk reduction plan.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1 Understand and explain the different components involved in community risk reduction.

CO-2 Produce a comprehensive community risk reduction plan.

CO-3 Compare and contrast different community intervention strategies for risk reduction.

CO-4 Assess different risk reduction programs.

NameGrade %
Forums 20.00 %
Introduction Forum 2.50 %
Week 2 Forum 2.50 %
Week 3 Forum 2.50 %
Week 4 Forum 2.50 %
Week 5 Forum 2.50 %
Week 6 Forum 2.50 %
Week 7 Forum 2.50 %
Week 8 Forum 2.50 %
Assignments 50.00 %
Week 4 Paper 17.50 %
Week 8 Paper 32.50 %
Quizzes 5.00 %
Week 1 Quiz 5.00 %
Final Exam 25.00 %
FSMT288 Final Exam 25.00 %
  1. America Burning – The Report of the National Commission of Fire Prevention and Control. FEMA. (1973).
  2. America Burning Revisited. FEMA. (1987).
  3. America at Risk - America Burning Recommissioned. FEMA. (2002).
  4. Public Fire Education Planning: A Five Step Process. FEMA. (2008).
  5. Risk Management Practices in the Fire Services. FEMA. (1996).
  6. Additional supplemental readings will be utilized throughout the course.
Book Title:Various resources from the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.