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Munic Public Relations

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 256 Munic Public Relations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2004

This course is a general survey of municipal public relations and their effect on the governmental process. Topics include principles of public relations, press releases, press conferences, public information officers, image surveys, and the effects of perceived service on fire protection delivery. Upon completion, students should be able to manage the public relations functions of a fire service organization, which meet elements of NFPA 1021 for Fire Officer I and II.