Hans Silberschlag

Residential Faculty - Fire Science

Program Director :

Office of Dean Career-Tech Pro

Fire Science/EMT

480-461-6300

Classes Taught

Fall 2020

FSC102 Fire Department Operations 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. Satisfies minimum standards for certification testing set forth by the current Arizona State Training and Certifying Authority. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in FSC105, FSC130, and permission of Instructor. Corequisites: FSC134 and FSC174.
Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33645
MC OFFSITE
MFTC
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoTuWeTh
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33645 is located at the Mesa Public Safety Training Facility: 3260 North 40th Street, Mesa, AZ 85215. Course fees are $200 payable at time of registration. Student will be required to purchase other learning supplies such as books and uniform items. Students registered for FSC102 (11 credits) must concurrently enroll in a designated section of FSC134 (3 credits). This course utilizes a blended learning component for enhanced learning. Students will be expected to complete on-line assignments and exams. Special registration is required through the Fire Science Department; please visit http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to download an application, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.

Additional Notes: Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.

36420
MC OFFSITE
MFTC
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 36420: Mesa Fire Academy only

Additional Notes: Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.

FSC105 Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations 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. Satisfies minimum standards for certification testing set forth by the current ProBoard and/or Arizona State Training and Certifying Authority. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
40814
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
-
-

Closed

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
LIVE ONLINE8/24/2020 8/31/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/9/2020 We 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/14/2020 9/21/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/23/2020 We 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/28/2020 9/30/2020 MoWe 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE10/5/2020 10/19/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE10/28/2020 11/4/2020 MoWe 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE11/9/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
DTC 42211/18/2020 Tu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE11/23/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
DTC 42212/9/2020 12/16/2020 We 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

33646
Downtown Center
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
-
-

Class Started

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
LIVE ONLINE8/24/2020 8/31/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/9/2020 We 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/14/2020 9/21/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/23/2020 We 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/28/2020 9/30/2020 MoWe 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
LIVE ONLINE10/5/2020 10/19/2020 Mo 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DTC 42210/26/2020 11/2/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE11/9/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
DTC 42211/16/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE11/23/2020 11/30/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
DTC 42212/7/2020 12/14/2020 Mo 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

33648
Downtown Center
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
-
-

Closed

No Seats Available

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
LIVE ONLINE8/25/2020 Tu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/1/2020 9/10/2020 TuTh 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/17/2020 10/1/2020 TuTh 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE10/8/2020 10/15/2020 Th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
DTC 42210/22/2020 11/5/2020 Th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE11/12/2020 11/19/2020 Th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE12/1/2020 Tu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
DTC 42212/8/2020 12/15/2020 Mo 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

40823
Downtown Center
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
-
-

Closed

No Seats Available

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
LIVE ONLINE8/25/2020 Tu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/1/2020 9/10/2020 TuTh 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE9/17/2020 10/1/2020 TuTh 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE10/8/2020 10/15/2020 Th 1:00 PM - 3:40 PM
DTC 42210/27/2020 11/10/2020 Tu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE11/12/2020 11/19/2020 Th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE12/1/2020 Tu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
DTC 42212/10/2020 12/17/2020 Th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

36418
MC OFFSITE
MFTC
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 36418 Mesa Fire Department Fire Academy only.

FSC108 Fundamentals of Fire Prevention 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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33649
Dobson Campus
DTC 422
Hybrid
Lecture
08/26/2020 - 12/18/2020
We
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33649 Students may contact instructor at: hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

40436
Dobson Campus
DTC 422
Hybrid
Lecture
08/26/2020 - 12/18/2020
We
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 40436 Students may contact instructor at: hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

FSC130 Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT 1 Credits
Skills and abilities required for entry level position in the fire service including physical ability, and stamina. Opportunity to take the accredited International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) at the end of the course at a IAFF licensed agency. Prerequisites: None. Note: FSC130 is offered as credit (P) or no credit (Z) basis. Standard grading available according to procedures outlined in catalog.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36419
MC OFFSITE
MFTC
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 36419 Mesa Fire Department Fire Academy only.

33665
MC OFFSITE
MFTC RM
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/28/2020 - 10/16/2020
Fr
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Class Started

FSC134 Fitness and Conditioning for Firefighters 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.
Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36421
MC OFFSITE
MFTC
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 36421 Mesa Fire Department Fire Academy only.

Additional Notes: Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.

FSC174 Functions of Command 2 Credits
Basic functions of command in the fire service. Includes brief history and future trends of incident command. Analysis of recent local, national, and international tactical and strategic concerns. Utilizes a Command Training Center to provide real-time, computer- and prop-enhanced simulations. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. Corequisites: FSC102.
Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
41918
MC OFFSITE
MFTC
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 41918 Mesa Fire Department Fire Academy only.

Additional Notes: Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.

Fall Flex Start 2020

FSC101 Introduction to Fire Service Selection and Entry 4 Credits
Overview of the application and selection processes used by various fire departments and fire service organizations. Focus on the skills and abilities required for entry-level positions in the fire department, including oral and written communication skills, mathematical and mechanical skills, problem-solving skills, and physical agility and stamina. 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. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33666
Downtown Center
DTC 451
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
09/01/2020 - 11/17/2020
-
-

Class Started

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
DTC 4519/15/2020 Tu 5:00 PM - 7:40 PM
DTC 45110/6/2020 Tu 5:00 PM - 7:40 PM
DTC 45110/27/2020 Tu 5:00 PM - 7:40 PM
DTC 45111/17/2020 Tu 5:00 PM - 7:40 PM

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33666 Students may contact instructor at: hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

FSC130 Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT 1 Credits
Skills and abilities required for entry level position in the fire service including physical ability, and stamina. Opportunity to take the accredited International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) at the end of the course at a IAFF licensed agency. Prerequisites: None. Note: FSC130 is offered as credit (P) or no credit (Z) basis. Standard grading available according to procedures outlined in catalog.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33651
MC OFFSITE
MFTC RM
In Person
Lecture/Lab
10/23/2020 - 12/18/2020
Fr
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Open

7 of 20
Seats Available

FSC174 Functions of Command 2 Credits
Basic functions of command in the fire service. Includes brief history and future trends of incident command. Analysis of recent local, national, and international tactical and strategic concerns. Utilizes a Command Training Center to provide real-time, computer- and prop-enhanced simulations. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. Corequisites: FSC102.
Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
39159
Dobson Campus
DTC 451
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
10/23/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

8 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 39159 Students may contact instructor at: hans.silberschlag@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.

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