Fire Science

Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa

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FS 10 SKILLS PREPARATION FOR FIRE SERVICES 3 Units Grade only. Builds self-confidence and gives the students information to be competitive in the fire service. Includes simulated testing procedures and experience the testing challenges of fire departments. Recommended for students participating in the entrance exam given by fire departments. [D]
FS 10 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
84562 FS 10 301 09:00AM-10:15AM MW 4414 Roof,Kevin 19 13*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 40 FIRE SERVICE SKILLS 1.5 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Must be a firefighter from a contracted agency.] Covers special topics as on-going education to fire service personnel for required skillsance. maintenance. Includes duties andties of the responsibilities of the fire service in order to maintain a state of readiness. [D]
FS 40 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85874 FS 40 E1 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Roof,Kevin 23 2*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 12/23/2013 Ends: 5/30/2014 For participating agencies *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85875 FS 40 E2 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Roof,Kevin 23 9*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 12/23/2013 Ends: 5/30/2014 For participating agencies *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85876 FS 40 E3 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Roof,Kevin 23 1*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 12/23/2013 Ends: 5/30/2014 For participating agencies *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85877 FS 40 E4 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Roof,Kevin 23 8*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 12/23/2013 Ends: 5/30/2014 For participating agencies *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85878 FS 40 E5 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Roof,Kevin 23 3*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 12/23/2013 Ends: 5/30/2014 For participating agencies *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 101 FIRE PROTECTION ORGANIZATION 3 Units Introduction to the following: career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire-protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics. [D; CSU]
FS 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85865 FS 101 631 01:00PM-04:50PM T 4414 Breton,Gary 9 10*
HYBRID/OTAY MESA CENTER - DAY Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 102 FIRE BEHAVIOR AND COMBUSTION 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: FS 101 or equivalent.] Theory and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled. In-depth study of fire chemistry and physics, fire characteristics of materials, extinguishing agents, and fire- control techniques. [D; CSU] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: DESCRIPTION. Introduces theory and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled. Provides in-depth study of fire chemistry and physics, fire characteristics of materials, extinguishing agents, and fire control techniques. [D; CSU]]
FS 102 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
84565 FS 102 301 09:00AM-11:50AM TH 4414 Bowlin,Stephen 19 12*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 103 FIRE PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY 3 Units Grade only. Provides fundamental information regarding the history and philosophy of fire prevention, organization, and operation of a fire prevention bureau. Includes the use of fire codes, identification and correction of fire hazards. Emphasizes the relationships of fire prevention with built-in fire protection systems, fire investigation and fire and life safety education. [D; CSU]
FS 103 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85866 FS 103 301 09:00AM-11:50AM T 4414 Duarte,Luis 19 16*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 107 FIRE FIGHTER PHYSICAL AGILITY PREPARAT ION 3 Units Designed to improve the health and fitness capabilities of firefighters and potential firefighters. Provides the necessary skills to pass Fire Department physical exams including the Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) exam, which is a requirement for employment by most fire agencies. [D]
FS 107 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
84569 FS 107 301 10:30AM-11:20AM MW 4414 Roof,Kevin 19 3*
    11:30AM-12:50PM MW 4302      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 290 FIRE SCIENCE COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE I 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: FS 101 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Fire Science major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Fire Science major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Provides students work experience in a fire station performing skills for which they have been certified or demonstrated competence. Field performance will be supervised and evaluated by a fire captain. [D; CSU]
FS 290 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85870 FS 290 631 09:00AM-09:50AM F 4414 Lowery,Sean 19 11*
    TBA-TBA TBA    
HYBRID/OTAY MESA CENTER - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 291 FIRE SCIENCE COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: FS 290 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Fire Science major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Fire Science major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Provides students work experience in a fire station performing skills for which they have been certified or demonstrated competence. Field performance will be supervised and evaluated by a fire captain. [D; CSU]
FS 291 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85871 FS 291 631 09:00AM-09:50AM F 4414 Lowery,Sean 19 16*
    TBA-TBA TBA    
HYBRID/OTAY MESA CENTER - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 292 FIRE SCIENCE COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE III 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: FS 291 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Fire Science major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Fire Science major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Provides students work experience in a fire station performing skills for which they have been certified or demonstrated competence. Field performance will be supervised and evaluated by a fire captain. [D; CSU]
FS 292 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85872 FS 292 631 09:00AM-09:50AM F 4414 Lowery,Sean 19 18*
    TBA-TBA TBA    
HYBRID/OTAY MESA CENTER - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 293 FIRE SCIENCE COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IV 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: FS 292 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Fire Science major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class related to the Fire Science major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an intership class.] Provides students work experience in a fire station performing skills for which they have been certified or demonstrated competence. Field performance will be supervised and evaluated by a fire captain. [D; CSU]
FS 293 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85873 FS 293 631 09:00AM-09:50AM F 4414 Lowery,Sean 19 20*
    TBA-TBA TBA    
HYBRID/OTAY MESA CENTER - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Total Courses: 10 Total Sections: 14