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Close Relationships/GE
FAS-160
This course is designed to assist you in understanding close relationships in the context of the family and other groups. The knowledge gained should bring you insight into how close relationships operate and be helpful in understanding your own relationships.
Family Communication Skills
FAS-185
This is a preventive program to help any person learn and improve skills needed for the important job of guiding and influencing children as well as effectively relating and communicating with all other family members. The course teaches methods and skills needed for clear communication. This course may be job supplemental in the area of day care, elementary, and secondary education.
Gender Relations/GE
FAS-204
This course analyzes and illustrates how the social construct of gender not only is a significant force in determining social and familial expectations of men and women, but also how gender is a key factor in determining one's own self-concept and identity. Different theoret- ical perspectives on gender development will be explored, along with an examination of how race, social-class, economics, education, politics, and sexual orientation influences gender.
Family & Worker Development
FAS-206
Basic self-empowerment and communication skills to support a healthy self-reliance within the family system.
Cultural Competency & Family Assessment
FAS-207
Understanding various cultures and diversity, basic principles of strength-based assessment and building mutually respectful relationships with families.
Community Services
FAS-208
Basic skills of the home visiting process and effective collaboration with families and other agencies while developing informal helping networks.
The Family/GE
FAS-220
Family relationship process and functions are examined from the beginning of a couple's union and throughout their lives as a unit. Emphasis on developmental stages, relationships, conflicts, crises, and family structure.
Human Development/GE
FAS-238
General insight into the human growth and development process from conception to death. Leading life span development theories and concepts are explored. Provides information for family and consumer sciences, nursing, psychology, sociology, and physical education majors. Students planning to transfer this course should also take PSY 101 which many universities require as a prerequisite.
Stock Market Basics 1
FIN-100
This course provides a foundation for the novice investor in the understanding of stock market concepts and terminology, stock trading, equity portfolio creation and analysis, investment decision-making for profit taking, company research, rate of return, market indices, effects of news on stock prices and fundamental analysis.
Financial Markets and Institutions
FIN-140
Financial markets and institutions provide a practical introduction to prepare students for today's changing landscape of financial markets and institutions. Students will develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to respond to challenging situations in their future careers within the financial industry.
Personal Finance
FIN-150
This course provides a working knowledge and in-depth analysis of personal finance. The topics covered include managing cash, maintain good credit, utilizing tools in the financial planning process, engaging in personal loans, protecting wealth, investing for personal growth and retirement and estate planning.
Stock Market Basics 2
FIN-200
This course provides a foundation for the novice investor in the understanding of mutual fund concepts and terminology, portfolio composition of mutual funds, portfolio risk and return, mutual funds trading, short-term money market instruments, exchange traded funds, expense ratios, taxation of mutual funds in qualified and unqualified plans, mutual fund research, and financial planning with mutual funds.
Commercial and Consumer Credit
FIN-220
Information and tools necessary to understand the requirements lenders and investors use to determine eligibility for granting commercial and consumer loans.
Financial Statement Analyses
FIN-250
Financial statement analysis emphasizes effective business analysis and decision making by analysts, investors, managers, and other stakeholders of the company. The course presents a balanced view of analysis, including both equity and credit analysis, and both cash-based and earnings-based valuation models.
Beginning Conversational French 1
FRE-095
Basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication and pronunciation. Grammar is taught only as it will facilitate conversation.
Beginning Conversational French 2
FRE-096
A continuation of FRE 95. Basic communication skills with emphasis on pra; communication. Grammar is taught only as it will facilitate conversation.
Elementary French 1/GE
FRE-101
Basic communication skills with emphasis on oral skills and elementary grammar. Students are exposed to the culture and traditions of the French speaking countries. Fulfills the first-semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Elementary French 2/GE
FRE-102
A continuation of FRE 101. Basic communication skills with emphasis on oral skills and elementary grammar. Fulfills the second semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Intermediate French 1/GE
FRE-201
A continuation of FRE 102 with emphasis on oral communication. Listening and reading comprehension, with writing exercises, are integrated to develop and reinforce intermediate speaking skills. Modern-day topics for discussion provide a conversational approach to learning French. Fulfills the third semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Intermediate French 2/GE
FRE-202
A continuation of FRE 201 with emphasis on oral communication. It provides a practice of French in a communicative context through reading selections. Writing exercises provide a review of a grammar. Fulfills the fourth semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Portfolio Development
FSC-105
Designed to help personnel of Law Enforcement, Fire Science and Emergency Medical Services develop a portfolio that details those prior- learning experiences that may be considered for college credit at Arizona Western College. Credit/no credit.
Fire Safety and Survival
FSC-106
Course introduces the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavior change throughout the emergency services.
Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Servi
FSC-108
Course introduces the basic concepts of occupational health and safety as it relates to emergency service organizations. Topics include risk and hazard evaluation and control procedures for emergency service organizations.
Hazardous Materials Chemistry
FSC-109
Course provides basic chemistry relating to the categories of hazardous materials including recognition, identification, reactivity, and health hazards encountered by emergency services.
Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
FSC-112
Course will provide the emergency responder with the ability to identify emergency scenes and respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous materials as part of the initial response to the incident for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, the environment, or property from the effects of the release. Successful completion qualifies the student to sit for certification examination conducted by the Arizona Center of Fire Service Excellence.
Fire Service Equipment, Apparatus, and Hydraulics
FSC-120
Course covers the principles of care, maintenance, and operation of fire apparatus, equipment and pumps including maneuvering engines and ladder trucks, pump construction, pumping and pump accessories, power development and transmission, and apparatus testing. An overview of the properties of water, apparatus and appliances, fire streams, and hydraulic calculations (theoretical and practical) will be addressed to establish a functional understanding of fire ground hydraulics.
Basic Wildland Firefighter
FSC-130
Basic understanding of wildland fire and the strategies and tactics involved during suppression operations. Students receive training to qualify as Basic Wildland Firefighters (FFT2) as defined by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.
Fire Academy
FSC-150
This course provides the knowledge and practical skills necessary for and entry-level Firefighter I and Firefighter II. Successful completion qualifies the student to sit for the Firefighter I and II certification examination conducted by the Arizona Center of Fire Service Excellence.
Principles/Emergency Services
FSC-151
Course provides an overview to fire protection and emergency services; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services; 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; life safety initiatives.
Fundamentals of Fire Prevention
FSC-152
Course provides fundamental knowledge relating to the field of fire prevention. Topics include: history and philosophy of fire prevention; organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau; use and application of codes and standards; plans review; fire inspections; fire and life safety education; and fire investigation.
Fire Behavior and Combustion
FSC-153
Explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled.
Fire Investigation 1
FSC-155
Course is intended to provide the student with the fundamentals and technical knowledge needed for proper fire scene interpretations, including recognizing and conducting origin and cause, preservation of evidence and documentation, scene security, motives of the firesetter, and types of fire causes.
Fire and Emergency Services Admini- Stration
FSC-173
Course introduces the student to the organization and management of a fire and emergency services department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire and emergency service, ethics, and leadership from the perspective of the company officer.
Fire Protection Systems
FSC-201
Course provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire alarm systems; water-based fire suppression systems, special hazard fire suppression systems, water supply for fire protection and portable fire extinguishers.
Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply
FSC-202
Course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and to solve water supply problems.
Building Construction for Fire Protection
FSC-203
Course provides the components of building construction related to firefighter and life safety. The element of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies.

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