Spring 2015 Class Schedule (CRC)



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FT 140    Related Codes and Ordinances    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: FT 300; or employment as a firefighter.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the familiarization and interpretation of national, state and local codes, ordinances and laws which influence the field of fire protection.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC G.Apple              CRC MAIN WIN 104         19673 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Haas               CRC MAIN WIN 104         19674 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Freeman            CRC MAIN WIN 106         14762 
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FT 303    Building Construction for Fire Protection    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: FT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is the study of the components of building construction that relate to fire safety. The elements of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, pre-planning fire operations and operating at fires. The development and evolution of building and fire codes will be studied in relationship to past fires in residential, commercial land industrial occupancies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC R.Haas               Elk Grove EGA 210        19675 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


FT 320    Hazardous Materials    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: FT 300, 301, 302, 303, and 304
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a study of the fire fighting practices related to hazardous chemicals, including their physical properties, uses in industry, and characteristics when involved in spills, fires, and accidents. Basic information regarding health effects and treatment, and fire department protocols and responsibilities.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC S.Stumbaugh          Elk Grove EGA 210        20315 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       01:00AM-10:00AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 16197 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14824 
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Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Saturday, January 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         15401 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14829 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14828 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 23rd, 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in 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          15490 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 24th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in 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, Feb 19-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14827 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 19th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in 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

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2015