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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
15103 Spring 2015 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/21/2015- 05/15/2015 W 9:05AM- 12:25PM
  • M. Haynes
Open
22 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15103 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15
  • 0 Books

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 Instructor Availability
15144 Spring 2015 Glendale
PSS 210
In Person 01/17/2015- 05/06/2015 M,W,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15144 meets at PSS 210 Mondays/Wednesdays from Jan 21 to Feb 02, 2015 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 15144 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Mondays/Wednesdays from Feb 04 to May 06, 2015 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 15144 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Feb 04 to May 06, 2015 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 15144 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 15144 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $550
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15081 Spring 2015 Glendale
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 01/17/2015- 05/07/2015 Tu,Th,Sat 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • Staff
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15081 meets at PSS 210 Saturdays from Jan 17 to Jan 31, 2015 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 15081 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Tuesdays/Thursdays from Feb 05 to May 07, 2015 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 15081 also meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Feb 07 to May 02, 2015 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 15081 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale.
      Class 15081 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
15082 Spring 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/26/2015- 05/15/2015 M 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • C. Gilliam
Open
14 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15105 Spring 2015 Glendale
SURP COM U ROOM 1025
In Person 01/21/2015- 03/11/2015 M,W 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • L. D'Angelo
Open
26 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15105 is held at the Surprise Communiversity,15950 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
      Class 15105 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15084 Spring 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/20/2015- 05/15/2015 Tu 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • G. Lopez
Open
17 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15083 Spring 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/21/2015- 05/15/2015 W 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • A. Butch
Open
18 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
35183 Spring 2015 Glendale
GCC TBA
Hybrid 01/23/2015- 03/13/2015 F 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • D. Green
  • T. Legamaro
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 35183 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 35183 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
35184 Spring 2015 Glendale
GCC TBA
Hybrid 03/27/2015- 05/08/2015 F 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • D. Green
  • T. Legamaro
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 35184 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 35184 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
15085 Spring 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/17/2015- 05/15/2015 N/A N/A
  • M. Blaire
  • L. Randall
Open
18 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15085 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.

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
15013 Spring 2015 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng Ctr
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 03/06/2015- 03/15/2015 F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • P. Hundley
Open
17 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15013 is held at the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, 11550 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale. Class 15013 will meet during Spring Break.
      Class 15013 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.
  • 0 Books

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
15165 Spring 2015 Glendale: Glendale Public Safety Tng Ctr
Glendale Public Safety Train C
In Person 02/13/2015- 02/16/2015 M,F,Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
12 of 14 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15165 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: DMV 3 year driving record required on the first day of class.
  • 0 Books

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
15086 Spring 2015 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/20/2015- 05/15/2015 Tu 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • R. Muniz
Open
31 of 35 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15106 Spring 2015 Glendale
SURP COM U ROOM 1025
In Person 03/24/2015- 05/14/2015 Tu,Th 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
29 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15106 is held at the Surprise Communiversity,15950 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
      Class 15106 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
15113 Spring 2015 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/26/2015- 05/15/2015 M 9:00AM- 11:45AM
  • R. Rooney
Open
24 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
15114 Spring 2015 Glendale
FS B
In Person 01/26/2015- 05/15/2015 M 12:15PM- 3:05PM
  • J. Klidas
Open
28 of 30 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
15109 Spring 2015 Glendale
PSS 151
In Person 01/22/2015- 05/15/2015 Th 9:00AM- 11:50AM
  • R. Muniz
Open
22 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34829 Spring 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/17/2015- 05/15/2015 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 34829 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
      Class 34829 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
15014 Spring 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 02/14/2015- 04/11/2015 W,Sat 6:00PM- 8:00PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
198 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15014 meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Feb 14 to Apr 11, 2015 from 8:00AM - 1:00PM
      Class 15014 also meets at Stadium West Section Wednesdays from Feb 18 to Apr 08, 2015 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
      Class 15014 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 15014 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.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15015 Spring 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 04/18/2015- 06/13/2015 W,Sat 6:00PM- 8:00PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
200 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15015 meets at Glendale Public Safety Train C Saturdays from Apr 18 to Jun 13, 2015 from 8:00AM - 1:00PM
      Class 15015 also meets at Stadium West Section Wednesdays from Apr 22 to Jun 10, 2015 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
      Class 15015 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 15015 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.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15099 Spring 2015 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 02/14/2015- 04/11/2015 N/A N/A
  • M. Egherman
Open
189 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15099 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 15099 is for students with a time conflict.
      Class 15099 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.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15100 Spring 2015 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 04/18/2015- 06/13/2015 N/A N/A
  • M. Egherman
Open
200 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15100 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 15100 is for students with a time conflict.
      Class 15100 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.
  • 0 Books

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
15087 Spring 2015 Glendale
FS A
In Person 01/26/2015- 05/15/2015 M 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • R. Rooney
Open
31 of 35 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15087 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $15
  • 0 Books

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 Instructor Availability
15089 Spring 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 01/26/2015- 05/15/2015 M 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
15 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15089 costs include Fitness Center User Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15117 Spring 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 01/20/2015- 05/15/2015 Tu 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
15 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15117 costs include Fitness Center User Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15088 Spring 2015 Glendale
Stadium West Section
In Person 01/21/2015- 05/15/2015 W 6:00PM- 9:50PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15088 costs include Fitness Center User Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: These classes meet in the west section of the stadium.
  • 0 Books

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
38537 Spring 2015 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/17/2015- 05/15/2015 N/A N/A
  • R. Muniz
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 38537 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
      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.
      Go to CT2Learn to register and pay for low cost short term (Approx. $60.00 membership)
  • 0 Books

Firefighting Tactics And Strategy (FSC204) 3 Credits

Methods of coordinating personnel, equipment, and apparatus on the fireground. Practical methods of controlling and extinguishing structural and other types of fires. Includes simulation exercises. Prerequisites: FSC113, or permission of Instructor, or equivalent.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
15090 Spring 2015 Glendale
FS A
In Person 01/20/2015- 03/12/2015 Tu,Th 6:00PM- 8:50PM
  • J. Higgins
  • J. Levario
Open
28 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15090 costs include Fire Science Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books

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
15116 Spring 2015 Glendale
PSS 211
In Person 01/21/2015- 05/15/2015 W 1:00PM- 3:45PM
  • R. Rooney
Open
32 of 35 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15196 Spring 2015 Glendale
Arranged
In Person 01/21/2015- 05/15/2015 N/A N/A
  • R. Rooney
Open
32 of 35 Seats Available

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
15149 Spring 2015 Glendale
PSS 157
In Person 03/09/2015- 05/13/2015 M,W 1:30PM- 4:30PM
  • M. Egherman
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
15150 Spring 2015 Glendale
GCC TBA
In Person 03/05/2015- 05/12/2015 Tu,Th 1:30PM- 4:30PM
  • J. Sunbury
  • A. Morgan
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available

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