May 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRE 208 - Fire Department Administration


3 hrs (Sem I)
This course will introduce basic concepts of legal responsibilities, fire department principles, leadership and professionalism in the fire service. Emphasis is on fire ground safety, management concepts, evaluations, discipline, documentation, and community interaction. With the duties and responsibilities of fire service personnel ever expanding, it is extremely important that firefighters understand how to properly communicate within their ranks, interact professionally with the public, learn the importance of proper documentation, and learn facts about the behavioral theory of leadership. This course will provide students an opportunity to acquire more knowledge about the administrative functions in the fire service. 3 lecture hours.