Fall 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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FT 130    Fire Company Organization and Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300 or employment as a firefighter.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: An in-depth review of the operation, organization and planning concepts of today's fire departments. Emphasizes the functions of management including budgeting, time management, delegation, motivation, and discipline. Explores concepts of continuous improvement, team-building, and principles of quality management, relative to fire service operations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC T.Beard              Elk Grove EGA 210        19200 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


FT 210    Firefighter Academy for the Internship Program    10 Units

Prerequisite: FT 300 with a grade of "C" or better; Current EMT Certification in the State of California. BLS Provider or BLS for the Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association; or current American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer). CPR must stay current for the entire internship. The student must meet other Academy requirements including but not limited to; drug screening, background check, purchasing firefighting personnel protective equipment, college GPA of 2.5, physical, physical ability test, respirator fit testing, and a valid drivers license. The students applying for FT 210 must pass a fire interview board to be accepted into the course.
Corequisite: FT 498
Enrollment Limitation: All students must be enrolled in FT 498 to sign up for FT 210.
Hours: 126 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: FT 210 is a Firefighter Academy to provide the techniques and skills to work effectively and safely within the fire environment as well as in the fire department. This Firefighter Academy is CSD Fire Department's Academy (NOT a State Certified Regional Fire Academy). Students that successfully complete this course along with the CSD/CRC Firefighter work experience program (FT 498) are allowed to apply for the State of California Fire Fighter I certification. 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. Pass/no pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         04:10PM-10:05PM LEC J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site      15212 
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F         04:10PM-10:05PM LEC R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site      15212 Textbook
Sa        07:00AM-08:50AM LEC R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site      15212 Textbook
Sa        07:00AM-08:50AM LEC J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site      15212 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-01:50PM LAB R.Haas               Off Campus Off Site        
Sa        09:00AM-01:50PM LAB J.Freeman            Off Campus Off Site        
Sa        03:00PM-07:50PM 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        03:00PM-07:50PM 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 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 and emergency services. Fire Protection Organization is recommended as the first course in the series of fire technology courses. Topics covered include: career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services; 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; life safety initiatives. This course meets the National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum model for the Principles of Emergency Services.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        06:30PM-09:35PM LEC M.Swink              CRC MAIN WIN 104         15443 
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FT 304    Fire Behavior and Combustion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the student with theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread and are controlled; an in-depth study of fire chemistry and physics, fire characteristics of materials, extinguishing agents and fire control techniques.This course meets the National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum model for Fire Behavior and Combustion.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Apple              Elk Grove EGA 210        19201 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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 19-Dec 14
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14435 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14435 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14048 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 24th, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. WIN-103
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14050 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 25th, 9:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14645 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14049 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-104
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 12-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14047 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Thursday, October 12th from 6:30 PM -8:45 PM in WIN-103.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: September 19, 2017