Fire Science

Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa

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FS 12 FIRE SERVICE HYDRAULICS 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: MATH 35 or equivalent.] Introduces students to hydraulics laws and formulas as they relate to fire service. Includes calculations to assure adequate water pressures and volumes at fire department operations. Emphasizes principles of fluid pressure, fire pump operation and design, hose line construction and capability, and community water supply capabilities. [D]
FS 12 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85862 FS 12 531 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hall,Darren 9 5*
ONLINE Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 20 FIRE APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: MATH 35 or equivalent] Emphasizes driving laws, driving technique, construction and operation of pumping engines, ladder trucks, aerial platforms, specialized equipment, apparatus maintenance, and theoretical hydraulic calculations. [D]
FS 20 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85863 FS 20 531 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hall,Darren 9 4*
ONLINE Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *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 110 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: FS 101 or equivalent.] Introduction to hazardous chemicals, including their physical properties, uses in industry, and characteristics when involved in spills, fires, and accidents. Basic information regarding emergency procedures, legal requirements compliance with regulations, health effects and treatment, and fire department protocols and responsibilities. [D; CSU]
FS 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85868 FS 110 350 06:00PM-09:20PM TH 4414 Bejar,Carlos 6 0*
    08:00AM-03:20PM S 4414    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING, SATURDAY Begins: 4/10/2014 Ends: 5/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 144 BASIC WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING ACADEMY 5 Units Provides theory and application of basic wildland firefighting covering wildland fire behavior, fire suppression, fire safety, and field experience. Students who successfully complete this course will be qualified to suppress wildfires. (Formerly FS 295C.) [D]
FS 144 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85869 FS 144 350 06:00PM-09:50PM TH 4500 Breton,Gary 11 3*
    08:00AM-01:10PM S 1682 Diaz,Roberto    
    01:20PM-03:50PM S 1682 Breton,Gary    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING, SATURDAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 4/5/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Total Courses: 5 Total Sections: 5