Spring 2019 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, Jan 19-May 22

M05:30PM-08:40PMLECK.HubbardElk Grove EGA 20620755Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


FT 190    Fire Tactics and Strategy    3 Units

Prerequisite: FT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: FT 301, 302, 303, and 304; 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 are critically analyzed and definitive coping strategies are examined as it relates to staffing resources, equipment and extinguishing agents available during the emergency incident. This course meets the National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum model for the Strategy and Tactics Course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

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Online class.

This online course is schedule by the Elk Grove Center.

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, Jan 19-May 22

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Online class.


FT 301    Fire Prevention Technology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides fundamental knowledge relating to the field of fire prevention, history and philosophy of fire prevention, organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau, use and application of codes and standards, plans review, fire inspection practices with identification and correction of fire hazards, fire and life safety education, and fire investigation. This course meets the National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum model for Fire Prevention.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T05:30PM-08:40PMLECK.HubbardCRC MAIN WIN 10420125Textbook

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 19-May 22

Th05:30PM-08:40PMLECR.HaasCRC MAIN WIN 10420126Textbook

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 19-May 22

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Online class. Required attendance at one of the following on-campus orientations:
Friday, January 25th, 9:00 - 11:15 AM
Friday, January 25th, 11:45 AM - 2 PM
Monday, January 28th, 6:30 - 8:45 PM
All orientations will be held in WIN 106 on the CRC main campus. Class login at
http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 05-May 22

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Online class. Required attendance at the on-campus Orientation: Tuesday, March 5th from 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM in WIN 102 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: January 18, 2019