Fall 2014 Class Schedule (CRC)



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FT 170    Fire Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: FT 300; or employment as a firefighter
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on determining causes of fires (accidental, suspicious and incendiary), the types of fires, related laws, an introduction to arson and incendiarism, recognizing and preserving evidence, the interviewing of witnesses and suspects, arrest and detention procedures, court procedures and giving court testimony.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Apple              Elk Grove EGA 210        19331 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.



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 23-Dec 18
F         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site      14638 
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F         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site      14638 Textbook
Sa        07:00AM-08:50AM LEC R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site      14638 Textbook
Sa        07:00AM-08:50AM LEC J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site      14638 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-05:50PM LAB R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site        
The Firefighter Internship Training Program class requires Instructor Consent by Permission Number in order to enroll.
For additional information, go to the CRC Fire Technology Program Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/Areas_of_Study/Careers_and_Technology/Fire_Technology.htm OR e-mail instructor Richard Haas rickhaas@csdfire.com
Saturday class meetings include a 60 minute lunch break. Class held at
Cosumnes Community Services District (CCSD) Fire Department Training Center
10573 East Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove CA 95624


Sa        09:00AM-05:50PM LAB J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site        
The Firefighter Internship Training Program class requires Instructor Consent by Permission Number in order to enroll.
For additional information, go to the CRC Fire Technology Program Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/Areas_of_Study/Careers_and_Technology/Fire_Technology.htm OR e-mail instructor Richard Haas rickhaas@csdfire.com
Saturday class meetings include a 60 minute lunch break. Class held at
Cosumnes Community Services District (CCSD) Fire Department Training Center
10573 East Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove CA 95624




FT 295    Independent Studies in Fire Technology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB M.McHugh              TBA TBA                 20218 
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3 unit lab.



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 23-Dec 18
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC S.Stumbaugh          Elk Grove EGA 210        14565 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.



FT 302    Fire Protection Equipment and Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: FT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire detection and alarm systems, heat and smoke control systems, special protection and sprinkler systems, water supply for fire protection, as well as portable fire extinguishers.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Beaver             CRC MAIN WIN 104         14749 
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FT 495    Independent Studies in Fire Technology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB M.McHugh              TBA TBA                 15042 
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3 Unit Lab.



FT 498    Work Experience in Fire Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Fire Technology.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         13769 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14502 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 28, 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m. WIN-106
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

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14221 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13770 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 29, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. WIN-106
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             CRC MAIN Online          13772 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 30, 9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. WIN-106
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 20-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13771 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 20, 9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. WIN-106
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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: December 3, 2014