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Fire Technology
Engineering & Technology Division
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FIRE 110 INTRODUCTION TO FIRE TECHNOLOGY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Provides an introduction to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; history of fire protection; fire loss analysis; public, quasi-public and private fire protection services; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #3009  6:30pm- 9:50pm Tu      Lecture V201   PETTA D     

FIRE 112 FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE BEHAVIOR AND CONTROL 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Theories and fundamentals of how fires start, spread and are controlled. In depth study of fire chemistry and physics, fire characteristics of materials, extinguishing agents and fire control techniques. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #3495  6:30pm- 9:50pm Th      Lecture V201   WHITE D     

FIRE 128 FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND DETECTION 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Fire 110 or 112.
This course covers the basic knowledge of fire protection within occupancies and applicable fire protection laws. Student will gain understanding in occupancy fire detection and alarms systems, heat and smoke controls, special protection systems, fire sprinklers, water supply, and portable fire extinguishers. Student will understand the installation, maintenance, operation and testing of fire protection systems. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #3306  6:30pm- 9:50pm M       Lecture V201   PHILLIPS M  

FIRE 146 FIRE INVESTIGATION 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Introduction to arson and incendiarism, arson laws and types of incendiary fires. Methods of determining fire causes, recognizing and preserving evidence, interviewing and detaining witnesses. Procedures in handling juveniles, court procedures and giving court testimony. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #3494  6:30pm- 9:50pm W       Lecture V201   WELLS C     

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