Fire Science

Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa

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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
85864 FS 101 360 06:00PM-08:50PM T 4414 Bidinger,Kurt 19 12*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
FS 106 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FOR FIRE PROTECTION 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: FS 101 or equivalent.] Provides the components of building construction that relate to fire safety. Focuses on firefighter safety. Demonstrates that elements of construction and design of structures are key factors when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies. [D; CSU]
FS 106 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85867 FS 106 360 06:00PM-08:50PM W 4414 Roof,Kevin 19 6*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *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: 4 Total Sections: 4