Spring 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FT 190    Fire Tactics and Strategy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 14-May 16
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Sanford            El Dorado EDC A214       20636 
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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 and related fire service fields. Topics include philosophy and history of fire protection, fire loss analysis, organization and function of public and private fire protection services, and fire departments as a part of the local government. Additional topics include laws and regulations affecting the fire service, fire service nomenclature, specific fire protection functions, and basic fire chemistry and physics. This course is an introduction to fire strategy and tactics, and fire protection systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC B.Veerkamp           El Dorado EDC A105       19712 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC E.Peterson           El Dorado EDC A105       19712 Textbook


FT 304    Fire Behavior and Combustion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled. Topics include fire chemistry and physics, combustion processes, extinguishing agents, hazardous materials, and fire control strategies and tactics in various environments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Sperber            FLC MAIN FL5 209         19713 
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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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15857 
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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 18, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207, or Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 10:00AM - 12Noon 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 A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16520 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 18, 2012, from 3:00PM ¿ 5:00PM in FL1 203, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 1:00PM ¿ 3:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia 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 mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        15858 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15859 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 10
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21277 Textbook
This is an online course. This class begins Wednesday, February 15, 2012 and ends on Thursday, May 10, 2012. 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 the class orientation, which is scheduled on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in FL1 203. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2012