Fall 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FT 192    Wildland Fire Control    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers fundamental components of wildland fire fighting. Topics include firefighter safety and survival in the wildland environment, fundamental wildland fire behavior as it relates to weather, fuel, and topography, and wildland firefighting tactics and strategies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Sperber            FLC MAIN FL1 203         30646 
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FT 301    Fire Prevention Technology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: FT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides fundamental information regarding the history, philosophy, and the goals of fire prevention. Topics include the organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau, use of fire and building codes, fire investigation, and identification and correction of fire hazards. Additional topics include exploring the process of building plan review, report and record keeping, and the duties and responsibilities of a fire prevention officer.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sanford            El Dorado EDC A214       30647 
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FT 498    Work Experience in Fire Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to fire technology. Students are advised to consult with the Fire Technology faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
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 16 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 K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21692 
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This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, and Saturday, August 28, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      30905 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, and Saturday, August 28, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC 8         21696 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       21576 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 23, 2010