Detection and Investigation

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
FIP
128
3
0
0
3
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course covers procedures for determining the origin and cause of accidental and incendiary fires. Topics include collection and preservation of evidence, detection and determination of accelerants, courtroom procedure and testimony, and documentation of the fire scene. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct a competent fire investigation and present those findings to appropriate officials or equivalent.