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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: FIS                                     Course Number: 330                                    
Course Title: Building Construction and Life Safety Systems II
Subject: Fire Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Building construction and building systems will be reviewed. Life safety systems in buildings will be examined. Building construction requirements, as they relate to fire safety, will be studied. New York City and the National Building Code will be used to illustrate how these requirements are legally interrelated. Case histories and existing building plans will be analyzed to give students a "hands-on" experience. Students will be introduced to a systems approach in designing buildings for life safety and security.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 and FIS 230.
  
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: