FIRS 1103. FIREFIGHTER AGILITY & FITNESS PREPARATION
(LECTURE 1, LAB 1). CREDIT 1. WECM.

Physical ability testing methods. Rigorous training in skills and techniques needed in typical fire department physical ability tests.

FIRS 1313. FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION III
(LECTURE 2, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course is one in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. The course must be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Subjects include curriculum and competencies as set forth in the TCFP Curriculum Manual for Basic Fire Suppression.

FIRS 1319. FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION IV
(LECTURE 2, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course is one in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. The course must be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II, III, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Subjects include curriculum and competencies as set forth in the TCFP Curriculum Manual for Basic Fire Suppression.

FIRS 1323. FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION V
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course is one in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. The course must be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II III, IV, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Subjects include curriculum and competencies as set forth in the TCFP Curriculum Manual for Basic Fire Suppression.

FIRS 1329. FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VI
(LECTURE 2, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course is one in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. The course must be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II III, IV, V, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Subjects include curriculum and competencies as set forth in the TCFP Curriculum Manual for Basic Fire Suppression.

FIRS 1401. FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 3). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This course is one in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. The course must be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Subjects include curriculum and competencies as set forth in the TCFP Curriculum Manual for Basic Fire Suppression.

FIRS 1407. FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II
(LECTURE 3, LAB 3). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This course is one in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. The course must be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Subjects include curriculum and competencies as set forth in the TCFP Curriculum Manual for Basic Fire Suppression.

FIRS 1433. FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VII
(LECTURE 3, LAB 2). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This course is one in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. The course must be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II III, IV, V, and VI to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. Subjects include curriculum and competencies as set forth in the TCFP Curriculum Manual for Basic Fire Suppression.

FIRT 1315. HAZARDOUS MATERIALS I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course studies the chemical characteristics and behavior of various materials, storage and transportation of hazardous materials, handling hazardous emergency situations, and effective methods of hazard mitigation. Topics include the identification of hazardous materials in various shipping and storage containers, chemical characteristics and reactions of materials. This course meets curriculum requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Awareness-Level and Operations-Level Hazardous Materials Responders Certification.

FIRT 1353. LEGAL ASPECTS OF FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course studies the rights, duties, liability concerns, and responsibilities of public fire protection agencies while performing assigned duties. Topics include basic criminal and civil law, relevant tort law, and state and federal legal systems.

FIRT 1443. FIRE OFFICER II
(LECTURE 2, LAB 6). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This course meets curriculum requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Fire Officer I and II Certification. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the TCFP Certification Examinations for Fire Officer I and II, contingent upon testing requirements established by the TCFP. (Note: The TCFP charges additional testing and certification fees, which is the responsibility of the student.) Topics include fire department organizational structures, human resource management, community and governmental relations, administrative functions for the implementation of departmental policies and procedures, preliminary fire investigation, deployment of assigned resources, safety plans for safe working environments, organizational structure of local government, performance evaluations, news releases, delivery of public education programs, fire inspections at the company level, fire investigation to determine origin and preliminary cause, supervision of multi-unit emergency operations, and investigation of injuries, accidents, and health exposures.

FIRT 1450. FIRE INVESTIGATOR
(LECTURE 2, LAB 8). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This course meets curriculum requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Fire Investigator Certification. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible for the TCFP's certification examination for Fire Investigator, contingent upon testing requirements established by the TCFP. (Note: The TCFP charges additional testing and certification fees, which are the responsibility of the student.) Topics include fire behavior, causes of fire and explosions, legal considerations, fire cause determination, investigative techniques for specific types of fires, and completion of the TCFP's fire investigator skills.

FIRT 2111. INCIDENT SAFETY OFFICER
(LECTURE 0, LAB 3). CREDIT 1. WECM.

This course meets curriculum requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Incident Safety Officer Certification. Students successfully completing the course will be eligible for the TCFP certification examination for ISO, contingent upon testing requirements established by the TCFP. Topics include competencies set forth in the TCFP curriculum for Incident Safety Officer. Note: The TCFP charges additional testing and certification fees, which is the responsibility of the student.

FIRT 2309. FIREFIGHTING STRATEGIES AND TACTICS I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. WECM.

The course studies the nature of fire problems and selection of initial strategies and tactics including an in-depth study of efficient and effective use of manpower and equipment to mitigate the emergency. Topics include the identification of potential scenarios in various fire situations, implementation of strategies and tactics, and components of an incident management system.

FIRT 2407. FIRE INSTRUCTOR II
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This course meets curriculum requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Fire Instructor I and II Certification. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the TCFP Certification Examinations for Fire Instructor I and II, contingent upon testing requirements established by the TCFP. (Note: The TCFP charges additional testing and certification fees, which are the responsibility of the student.) Topics include delivery of instruction from prepared lesson plans, instructional aids and evaluation instruments, adapting lesson plans to students, organization of the learning environment, recordkeeping requirements, development of lesson plans, scheduling training sessions based upon overall training plans, and supervision and coordination of activities of other instructors.