2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 273

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FIRESCIENCETECH
Codes/Ordinances I
FT
122
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Familiarizationwith national, state and local laws and ordinanceswhich influence the field of fire protection. This coursemay not transfer
to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
BuildConstruction I
FT
125
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Fundamentals of building construction and designwith emphasis on fire resistance of buildingmaterials, assemblies, exposures and related
data focused on fire protection. The coursewill also dealwith related codes and statutes and introduce basic blueprint reading. This course
may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
HazardousMaterials
FT
131
3.00
Prerequisite: None
A review of basic properties of solids, liquids and gases and the storage, handling, law, standards and firefighting practices pertaining to
hazardousmaterials. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem
ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Firefighter IIAcademy
FT
206
10.00
Prerequisite: FT106 or Firefighter I Certification.
This academy builds on theFirefighter IAcademy and reinforces those basic skills. In addition this academy covers; fire department
communications, foams, fireground operations (tactics and strategies), advanced rescue operations, firefighter survival, fire prevention,
public education, advanced building construction, pre-planning, equipment operation, equipmentmaintenance, equipment and hose testing,
basic hydraulics, intermediatewildland fire behavior (S-290), basic air operations (S-270), hydrant testing, and basic vehicle extrication.
This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education
(NSHE).
Fire andEcology
FT
212
3.00
Prerequisite: None
FireEcology andEcosystemManagement studies the science of ecosystemmanagement and the effects of fire on ecosystem. In addition
the course studies the past and future of fire as a tool in ecosystemmanagement aswell as the social, economic, legal and political
considerations. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem of
Higher Education (NSHE).
FirefightingTactics andStrategy
FT
243
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Review of fire chemistry, equipment andmanpower, basic firefighting tactics and strategy,methods of attack; preplanning fire problems;
company firefighting capability. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
FRENCH
First Year French I
FREN 111
4.00
Prerequisite: None
Introduction to the language through the development of language skills and through structural analysis. Includes an introduction toFrench
culture. This course transfers toUNR as FREN111.
First Year French II
FREN 112
4.00
Prerequisite: FREN 111 or equivalent or qualifyingCAPE placement score.
Acontinuation of French 111. This course transfers toUNR as FREN 112.
Special Topics inFrench
FREN 198
1.00 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable credit of one to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
SecondYear French I
FREN 211
3.00
Prerequisite: FREN 112 or equivalent or qualifyingCAPE placement score.
Structural review, conversation, writing and readings inmodern literature. This course transfers toUNR as FREN 211.
SecondYear French II
FREN 212
3.00
Prerequisite: FREN 211 or equivalent or qualifyingCAPE placement score.
Acontinuation of French 211. Structural review, conversation, writing and readings inmodern literature. This course transfers toUNR as
FREN 212.
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