Fall 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FT 170    Fire Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the implications of accidental, suspicious, and incendiary causes of fire and examines arson as a crime. Students will analyze the behavior, nature, and chemistry of fire; the methods used in documenting, gathering, and interpreting evidence at a crime scene; proper note taking, report writing, court procedures, and courtroom presentation; the techniques of interviewing witnesses and suspects; and detention procedures for adults and juveniles.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Hooks              FLC MAIN FL5 111         28733 
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FT 302    Fire Protection Equipment and Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides information relating to sprinkler design and the operation of fire detection and alarm systems. Topics include fire cause and effect, heat and smoke control systems, special protection and sprinkler systems, water supply for fire protection, standpipe systems, and portable fire extinguishers. Four local area field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Veerkamp           El Dorado EDC A214       28735 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Peterson           El Dorado EDC A214       28735 Textbook


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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21020 
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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 three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 25, 2011, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; and Monday, August 29, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM 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      22640 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 three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 25, 2011, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; and Monday, August 29, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM 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 A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        21022 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       20950 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: November 30, 2011