2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

FIS 330 Building Construction and Life Safety Systems II

3 hours 

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.




ENG 201 and FIS 230