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(THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING MAJORS)
The Fire Protection Engineering Technology program will produce Graduates:
A minimally competent Fire Protection Engineering Technology technologist must demonstrate sound knowledge and judgment in the application of science and engineering to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public from the impacts of fire; this includes the ability to apply and incorporate a thorough understanding of fundamental systems and practices as they pertain to life safety and fire prevention, detection, control, and extinguishment. Therefore, at a minimum, a competent Fire Protection Engineering technologist must demonstrate the ability to:
Analyze how buildings are used; anticipate the behavior of materials used in their structure as related to the protection of life and property from fire; how the fires start and grow; how fire and smoke affect people, buildings and property; the integration of fire protection feature and systems into building design; the application of national and international safety and fire protection standards, and building codes; an understanding of incident investigations, legal responsibilities and recordkeeping; and maintain a fire protection program.
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and
P.O. Box 1686 (280 Seneca Creek Road)
Clemson, SC 29633-1686 U.S.A.
Phone: (800) 250-3196, (864) 654-6824
Fax: (864) 654-6033
Email: Feedback form
Society of Fire Protection Engineers
7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 620E
Bethesda, MD 20814 US
Phone: (301) 718-2910
Fax: (301) 718-2242
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