Spring 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FT 190    Fire Tactics and Strategy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the relationship between tactics and strategies on the fireground and emergency scene. Topics include principles of fire control through the utilization of manpower, equipment, and extinguishing agents on the fireground. The course will take an all-risk approach to multiple types of target hazards and approaches.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         08:30AM-11:35AM LEC M.Sanford            FLC MAIN FL5 209         30386 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Sperber            El Dorado EDC A105       30577 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21918 
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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: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10:00AM - 12Noon in FL1 207, and Tuesday, January 25, 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      23456 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: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10:00AM - 12Noon in FL1 207, and Tuesday, January 25, 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.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC 11        21922 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       21926 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2011