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Introduction to Fire Service Selection (FSC101) 3 Credits

Overview of the application and selection processes used by various fire departments and fire service organizations. Elements of fire service culture and their effects on personal growth and interpersonal relationships. Major components of written application processes, requirements, preparation of resumes and their effect on employment prospects. Preparation for the interview to include communications skills, mental preparation techniques, behaviors, and the importance of the interview in the pre- employment process. Preparation for on-site experiences at a fire station. General components of the selection process, the importance of general education, and components of lifelong learning in career choices. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14369 Spring 2017 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/18/2017- 05/12/2017 W 9:05AM- 12:25PM
  • M. Haynes
Open
26 of 30 Seats Available

Fire Department Operations (FSC102) 11 Credits

Introductory fire science course primarily designed for the fire department recruit. Includes firefighting skills, equipment, and administrative policies, fire department operations, personnel policies, and International Fire Service Accreditation Congress Practical Skills Testing. Prerequisites: (EMT/FSC104, FSC105, and FSC130), and permission of Instructor. Corequisites: FSC134.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
14390 Spring 2017 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 01/18/2017- 05/08/2017 M,W,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • R. Muniz
  • D. Davis
  • D. Green
  • M. Hill
  • J. Klidas
  • M. Molitor
  • K. Nixon
  • J. Smith
Open
18 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14390 meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Mondays/Wednesdays from Jan 18 to May 08, 2017 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 14390 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Jan 21 to Apr 29, 2017 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 14390 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 14390 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23023 Spring 2017 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 01/17/2017- 05/09/2017 Tu,Th,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 23023 meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Tuesdays/Thursdays from Jan 17 to May 09, 2017 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 23023 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Jan 21 to Apr 29, 2017 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 23023 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 23023 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550

Hazardous Materials/First Responder (FSC105) 3 Credits

Basic methods of recognition and identification based upon the chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials; basic safety procedures when utilizing specific types of protective clothing and equipment; basic tactical information relating to scene management. Confined space operations in accordance with the National Fire Protection Agency. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14356 Spring 2017 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/23/2017- 05/12/2017 M 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • C. Gilliam
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14358 Spring 2017 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/17/2017- 05/12/2017 Tu 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • G. Lopez
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14357 Spring 2017 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/18/2017- 05/12/2017 W 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • E. Lorence
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
14445 Spring 2017 Glendale
PSS 151
Hybrid 03/24/2017- 05/05/2017 F 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • D. Green
  • T. Legamaro
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14445 is a Hybrid course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students must attend the first day of scheduled class and will be given information about the course at the first class meeting. Students are required to come to campus for scheduled classes. For information about hybrid courses, go to www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/.
      Class 14445 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention (FSC108) 3 Credits

Fundamentals of fire prevention. Includes techniques, procedures, regulations, and enforcement. Also includes discussion of hazards in ordinary and special occupancies. Field trips and lectures from industry also included. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
14359 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/17/2017- 05/13/2017 N/A N/A
  • M. Blaire
  • L. Randall
Open
16 of 20 Seats Available

Wildland Firefighter (FSC110) 3 Credits

Basic-level course for individuals with little or no experience in the wildland environment. Preparation for performing as a beginning-level wildland firefighter with an organized fire department engine or hand crew. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14306 Spring 2017 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 03/03/2017- 03/12/2017 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • G. Bernard
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14306 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 14306 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: Successful completion will award NWCG Wildland FF 2 certification including S-130 & 190, L-180 & I-100 certifications.

Emergency Vehicle Driver Operator (FSC111) 2 Credits

Emergency vehicle operators training including the problems facing operators; the personal qualities of emergency vehicle operator candidates; legal responsibilities of operators; and physical forces involved in driving an emergency vehicle. Includes hands-on training in an emergency response vehicle. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14408 Spring 2017 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 02/10/2017- 02/12/2017 M,F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
12 of 14 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14408 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 14408 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: DMV 3 year driving record required on the first day of class.

Introduction to Fire Suppression (FSC113) 3 Credits

Characteristics and behavior of fire, fire hazard properties of ordinary materials, extinguishing agents, fire suppression organization and equipment, basic fire fighting tactics, and public relations as affected by fire suppression. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14360 Spring 2017 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/17/2017- 05/12/2017 Tu 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • R. Muniz
Open
29 of 35 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14475 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 03/12/2017- 05/07/2017 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14475 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to http://www2.gccaz.edu/e-courses/getting-started and click the "Login To Canvas" link at the bottom of the page (https://learn.maricopa.edu/login/ldap).
      Class 14475 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5

Fire Apparatus (FSC117) 3 Credits

Principles of care, maintenance and operation of fire apparatus and pumps. Includes pump construction and accessories, pumping techniques, power development, and transmission. Driving, troubleshooting and producing effective fire streams. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14372 Spring 2017 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/23/2017- 05/12/2017 M 9:00AM- 11:45AM
  • R. Rooney
Open
23 of 30 Seats Available

Fire Hydraulics (FSC118) 3 Credits

Review of basic mathematics. Hydraulic laws and formulas as applied to the fire service. Application of formulas and mental calculations to hydraulic problems, water supply variables, and discharge requirements for pumpers. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23025 Spring 2017 Glendale
FS A
In Person 01/18/2017- 05/12/2017 W 9:00AM- 11:45AM
  • J. Klidas
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available

Introduction Fire Service Ethics (FSC119) 3 Credits

Ethical issues, standards, and philosophical consideration of moral problems encountered in fire service. Ethical responsibility of fire service personnel and those they serve. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14442 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/17/2017- 05/12/2017 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
17 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14442 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. For information about how to get started, go to http://www2.gccaz.edu/e-courses/getting-started and click the "Login To Canvas" link at the bottom of the page (https://learn.maricopa.edu/login/ldap).
      These are online required resources for enrollment in this class: CT2Learn is an education company that has published or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn content platform. http://ct2learn.com/students.php Go to CT2Learn to register and pay for low cost short term (Approx. $60.00 membership).
      Class 14442 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5

Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT (FSC130) 1 Credit

Skills and abilities required for entry level position in the fire service including physical ability, and stamina. Opportunity to take the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) at the end of the course. Prerequisites: None. Note: Offered as credit (P) or no credit (Z) basis. Standard grading available according to procedures outlined in catalog.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14307 Spring 2017 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 02/18/2017- 03/25/2017 Sat 8:00AM- 1:00PM
  • K. Nixon
Open
200 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required. Additional times for training can be set up with the instructor, Kane Nixon, please contact him at kane.nixon@gccaz.edu after enrolling, in order to make arrangements.
      Class 14307 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
    • Additional Class Notes: The FSC130 weekday evening classes will be held at the West Bleachers of the GCC Stadium. The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14308 Spring 2017 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 04/15/2017- 05/27/2017 Sat 8:00AM- 1:00PM
  • K. Nixon
Open
200 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14308 will meet on Wednesday at GCC at the west section of the stadium and on Saturday at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center,1550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 14308 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
      The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required. Additional times for training can be set up with the instructor, Kane Nixon, please contact him at kane.nixon@gccaz.edu after enrolling, in order to make arrangements.
    • Additional Class Notes: The FSC130 weekday evening classes will be held at the West Bleachers of the GCC Stadium. The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14366 Spring 2017 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 02/18/2017- 03/25/2017 N/A N/A
  • K. Nixon
Open
194 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14366 will meet on Wednesday at GCC at the west section of the stadium and on Saturday at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center,1550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Class 14366 is for students with a time conflict.
      Class 14366 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
      The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required. Additional times for training can be set up with the instructor, Kane Nixon, please contact him at kane.nixon@gccaz.edu after enrolling, in order to make arrangements.
    • Additional Class Notes: The FSC130 weekday evening classes will be held at the West Bleachers of the GCC Stadium. The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14367 Spring 2017 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 04/15/2017- 05/25/2017 N/A N/A
  • K. Nixon
Open
196 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14367 will meet on Wednesday at GCC at the west section of the stadium and on Saturday at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center,1550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.Class 14367 is for students with a time conflict.
      The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required. Additional times for training can be set up with the instructor, Kane Nixon, please contact him at kane.nixon@gccaz.edu after enrolling, in order to make arrangements.
      Class 14367 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $65
    • Additional Class Notes: The FSC130 weekday evening classes will be held at the West Bleachers of the GCC Stadium. The Physical test is conducted on weekends at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Please come to the Public Safety Sciences department, second floor receptionist desk, before going to the Enrollment Center to register. Department permission required.

Introduction To Urban Technical Rescue (FSC131) 3 Credits

Practical application of safe rescue practices for urban technical rescue. Includes ropes and rope systems, trench rescue, confined-space rescue, swiftwater rescue, and rescue from collapsed structures. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25221 Spring 2017 Glendale
GCC TBA
In Person 01/23/2017- 05/12/2017 M 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • R. Rooney
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available

Fitness and Conditioning for Firefighters (FSC134) 3 Credits

Overview of all aspects of fitness for current and prospective firefighters. Includes physical and mental aspects of performance for optimal achievement on fire department agility tests and fire fighting tasks; individual conditioning strategies, nutritional guidelines, protective clothing concepts, and basic exercise principles. Pre- employment, evaluation, and lifelong fitness and conditioning. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
25222 Spring 2017 Glendale
GCC TBA
In Person 01/23/2017- 05/12/2017 M 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • K. Nixon
  • S. Snyder
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 25222 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
14374 Spring 2017 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 01/17/2017- 05/12/2017 Tu 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • K. Nixon
  • S. Snyder
Open
15 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14374 costs include Fitness Center User Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.

Supervisory Training For Firefighters (FSC202) 3 Credits

Administrative methods applied to the fire service, departmental organization, and personnel management. Includes fire alarm signaling systems, fire service planning, and relationships with other city departments. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14454 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/17/2017- 05/12/2017 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14454 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to http://www2.gccaz.edu/e-courses/getting-started and click the "Login To Canvas" link at the bottom of the page (https://learn.maricopa.edu/login/ldap). These are online required resources for enrollment in this class: CT2Learn is an education company that has published or manages much of the required course content. To access this content, you will need to subscribe to the CT2Learn content platform: http://ct2learn.com/students.php Go to CT2Learn to register and pay for low cost short term (Approx. $60.00 membership). Online Content / Access needs to be completed: http://ct2learn.com/students.php

Firefighter Safety and Building Construction (FSC208) 3 Credits

Actions necessary to provide for the safety of firefighters operating on the fireground. Effects that fire and heat may have on various types of building construction resulting in the loss of structural integrity. Includes signs and symptoms of structural damage. Prerequisites: FSC113, or permission of Instructor, or equivalent.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14499 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 03/20/2017- 05/12/2017 N/A N/A
  • R. Perez
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 14499 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to http://www2.gccaz.edu/e-courses/getting-started and click the "Login To Canvas" link at the bottom of the page (https://learn.maricopa.edu/login/ldap).
      Class 14499 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5

Service-Learning Experience in Fire Science (FSC282AC) 3 Credits

Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner. Note: FSC282AC may be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours. Standard grading is available according to procedures outlined in catalog. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28986 Spring 2017 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 03/20/2017- 05/10/2017 M,Tu,W,Th 1:30PM- 4:30PM
  • Staff
Closed
No Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 28986 meets at PSS 151 Mondays/Wednesdays from Mar 20 to May 10, 2017 from 1:30PM - 4:30PM
      Class 28986 also meets at PSS 151 Tuesdays/Thursdays from Mar 21 to May 10, 2017 from 1:30PM - 4:30PM

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