May 18, 2022  
2021 - 2022 Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Catalog
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FST 202W - Fire Officer I

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Presents “real world contemporary issues” that pose a challenge to supervisory leadership skills of the first line officer. Involves administrative and operational issues at the company/organizational level. Stimulates critical and creative thought process toward what we should be doing versus what we are actually doing as company officers.

Prerequisite(s): FST 211  and FST 301  
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 15
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Demonstrate selected skills needed to perform effectively as a company officer in the fire service environment.
    1. Discuss the elements of the management cycle and MBO
    2. Identify theory X and theory Y management styles
    3. Identify the eight-step method of problem solving
    4. Discuss the role of career counselor using employee evaluations
    5. Identify typical multiple roles and responsibilities
    6. Describe the importance of behavior modification
  2. Perform writing tasks to promote learning.
  3. Write effectively for a specific purpose.
  4. Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.

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