Political and legal foundations of fire and emergency services. Public administration concepts, decision making, and policy development.
This course provides students with knowledge of the political foundations of American government and public administration to function effectively within this system.
This course can be applied towards:
FESA 334 (Orientation to Experiential Learning).
Textbook and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- An Introduction to the Policy Process, 3rd Ed. (2011)
Birkland, Thomas A.
- The SAGE Handbook of Public Administration, 2nd Ed. (2012)
Peters, B. Guy and Pierre, Jon (eds.)
D.J. Himstedt has been the president of Legal Investigations Inc., located in Denver, Colorado, since June 1987. The company specializes in investigations of personal injury, product liability and other matters on behalf of attorneys, insurors, and corporations.
D.J. has a B.B.A. degree in finance from University of Houston and a Juris Doctor degree from University of Denver.