Fall 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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FT 110    Fire Apparatus    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: FT 300, or employment as a firefighter.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A study of the design, specifications, and performance capabilities of fire apparatus. Effective utilization of equipment on the fireground will be the focus with emphasis on practical applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Haas Jr.          CRC MAIN T 113A          30131 
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Team taught class with instructors Joshua Freeman and Richard Haas Jr.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Freeman            CRC MAIN T 113A          30131 Textbook
Team taught class with instructors Joshua Freeman and Richard Haas Jr.


FT 190    Fire Tactics and Strategy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: FT 300, or employment as a firefighter.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the study of fundamental principles of fire tactics and strategy under fireground conditions and procedures for effective development and application of pre-fire plans. Fire emergency problems and definitive coping strategies are examined, related to staffing, equipment and extinguishing agents.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC G.Apple              CRC MAIN T 113A          30132 
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FT 210    Firefighter Internship Training Program    8 Units

Prerequisite: FT 300 with a grade of "C" or better; Current EMT Certification and accreditation with Sacramento EMS agency. BLS for the Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association (or the equivalent HEED 320; or current American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer). Current CPR card (last 2 years)
Corequisite: FT 498
Enrollment Limitation: All students must be enrolled in FT 498 to sign up for FT 210.
Hours: 99 hours LEC ; 135 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the techniques and skills to work effectively and safely within the fire environment as well as the fire department. Topics include indoctrination into the fire service, general maintenance, apparatus and equipment operations, fire control, salvage, fire prevention and public education, fire and arson investigation, rapid intervention crew tactics, physical fitness/wellness, emergency care, and forcible entry. Students may be charged a lab fee for personal protective equipment (PPE) in the use of and maintenance of structural firefighter turnouts and equipment in this course. Students will also be responsible for purchasing other equipment, liability insurance and uniforms. This course is graded on a pass/no pass basis.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         04:00PM-08:40PM LEC R.Haas Jr.          Off Campus Off Site      21090 
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F         04:00PM-08:40PM LEC J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site      21090 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-09:15AM LEC J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site      21090 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-09:15AM LEC R.Haas Jr.          Off Campus Off Site      21090 Textbook
Sa        09:30AM-06:15PM LAB R.Haas Jr.          Off Campus Off Site        
This Firefighter Internship Training Program class requires instructor consent with a Permission Number in order to enroll. Saturday class meetings include a 60 minute lunch break. For additional information, e-mail Instructor Richard Haas rickhaas@csdfire.com
Class meets at Cosumnes Community Services District (CCSD) Fire Department Training Center
10573 East Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove CA 95624


Sa        09:30AM-06:15PM LAB J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site        
This Firefighter Internship Training Program class requires instructor consent with a Permission Number in order to enroll. Saturday class meetings include a 60 minute lunch break. For additional information, e-mail Instructor Richard Haas rickhaas@csdfire.com
Class meets at Cosumnes Community Services District (CCSD) Fire Department Training Center
10573 East Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove CA 95624



FT 300    Fire Protection Organization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; an introduction to fire protection systems; and an introduction to fire strategy and tactics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Wold               CRC MAIN T 113A          31005 
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FT 498    Work Experience in Fire Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18828 
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Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20154 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m. BS -160

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18830 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18834 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18832 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 16-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      30172 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom. Students must participate in Online lectures and four mandatory classroom meetings Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in T-116 on October 16 and 23, November 20 and December 11.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 18, 2010