U. of Maryland Offers Fire Protection Course

Issue 6 and Volume 109.

U. of Maryland Offers Fire Protection Course The College of Engineering, Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology, University of Maryland, has announced a new four-year curriculum in Fire Protection leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science, The new program begins with the opening of the fall semester in September, 1956. The program is planned for those who desire a career in fire protection and prevention and is designed to emphasize the scientific and technical base. The first two years of the course will be nearly identical with those of other engineering fields. In addition, certain cultural and elective courses are included as well as Air Force ROTC. The facilities of the Fire Service Extension Department will be used for theoretical and laboratory work supplemented by field problems and trips to industrial and municipal fire protection installations. Admission requirements will be those of the College of Engineering, although more emphasis…

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