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FSC 119 Fire Service Ethics
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Explore the ethical and moral obligations of fire service professionals who deal with the quality of internal and external customer service.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Define ethics and ethical behavior as they relate to the fire service.
2. (Analysis Level) Analyze various codes and standards which affect the fire service, based on case scenarios.
3. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the fire departments' organizational structure and line of authority.
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the foundation of ethics as it applies to firefighter duties and liabilities.
5. (Analysis Level) Examine and discuss equal employment opportunity, discrimination, and required accommodations in the work place.
6. (Evaluation Level) Interpret and explain the intent of Federal laws such as the American Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, labor and employment laws, and how they relate to the fire service.
7. (Synthesis Level) Create a plan to optimize your physical health, mental health and wellness by analyzing your current condition and identifying your recourses/support groups to achieve your goal.
8. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate incident case scenarios to identify the best possible outcome as guided by National Safety Standards.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Code of Ethics, International Association for Fire Fighters and Fire Chiefs
URLs: www.wfca.com