Spring 2017 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 firefighting. 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 14-May 17
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Whitt              Off Campus SSR BOARDROOM 19583 
Textbook
This class meets in the Boardroom at the Shingle Springs Rancheria, 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville.


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 systems, strategy, tactics, and basic fire chemistry and physics. Field Trips outside of class time (including weekends) may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Whitt              Off Campus SSR BOARDROOM 16308 
Textbook
This class meets in the Boardroom at the Shingle Springs Rancheria, 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville.


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, Jan 14-May 17
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Kwong              Off Campus SSR BOARDROOM 19584 
Textbook
This class meets in the Boardroom at the Shingle Springs Rancheria, 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville.


FT 498    Work Experience in Fire Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
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 career interests.
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 the field of Fire Technology. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15699 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16118 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15700 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15701 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 9, 2017