2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Dec 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FT 400 - Fire Investigation and Analysis

Credits: 3
This course examines the technical, investigative, legal, and social aspects of arson, including principles of incendiary fire analysis and detection, environmental and psychological factors of arson, legal considerations, intervention, and mitigation strategies. FESHE Non-Core Course.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate a technical understanding of the characteristics and impacts of fire loss and the crime of arson necessary to conduct competent fire investigation and analysis.
  2. Document the fire scene, in accordance with best practice and legal requirements.
  3. Analyze the fire scenario utilizing the scientific method, fire science, and relevant technology.
  4. Analyze the legal foundation for conducting a systematic incendiary fire investigation and case preparation.
  5. Design and integrate a variety of arson related intervention and mitigation strategies.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval

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