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FIP277

Fire and Social Behavior

This course covers fire-related aspects of human behavior, with an emphasis on research and a systems approach to human-behavior analysis. Topics include identification of populations and structures at high risk, evaluation of systems models, and use of computer models to predict human behavior during fires. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and anticipate human behavior in response to various residential, commercial, board-and-care facility, and wildland/rural fire events.

Lecture Hours: 

3.00

Lab Hours: 

0.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Day Semesters: 

Evening Semesters: 

This course is part of these programs of study: