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FSC 242 - Fire Investigation I

Prerequisite: FSC 105   and FSC 120  , or FSC 150  . Prerequisites may be waived for Law Enforcement personnel upon Director of Fire Science approval.

Description: Students learn the art of proper cause-determination techniques. The student examines a fire scene and learns to recognize the fire’s origin and cause; ways to preserve evidence; ways to secure the fire scene; and methods for incident documentation. Students analyze motives of fire-setters and the types of fire causes.

Credits: (3)
Lecture Hours: 3

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