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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 W206   PETTA D     

FIRE 115 FUNDAMENTALS OF PERSONAL SAFETY AND EMERGENCY ACTION 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Provides basic skills in assessing fire dangers, handling common fire situations in the home and/or industry, basic CPR and standard first aid education. Study and investigate a lifestyle that promotes health, fitness, mental and physical preparation for and in an emergency profession. Does not meet CPR certification. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #3495  6:30pm- 9:50pm M       Lecture IT140  PHILLIPS M  

FIRE 120A HAZARDOUS MATERIALS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Review of basic chemistry; storage, handling, laws, standards and fire fighting practices pertaining to hazardous materials. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #3306  6:30pm- 9:50pm Th      Lecture W206   WHITE D     

FIRE 124 APPLIED CHEMISTRY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Applied chemistry for fire fighting and arson investigation. Atomic and molecular structure of materials; characteristics of chemical compounds; types of chemical reactions; nature of gaseous materials; organic chemicals and fuels, nuclear activity of atoms and atomic radiation; chemistry of fire prevention and suppression and human physiology and survival. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #3494  6:30pm- 9:50pm W       Lecture V213   WECKERLE J  

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