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Clothing Selection
FAS-135
Design elements and principles as applied to selection of clothing and accessories; planning, buying, cost, and care of wardrobe; personal fig- ure and wardrobe analysis for self-improvement; and psychological factors in clothing selection.
Personal and Family Finance
FAS-150
Principles and practices of personal and family financial planning, includes savings, budgeting, credit, buying versus renting, and general principles of consumerism.
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
FIN-100
This course introduces the basic financial essentials to comprehend the role the stock market and securities play in the lives of the individual and institutional investors inclusive of the primary and the secondary market.
Principles of Real Estate
FIN-120
This course covers the basic fundamentals and principles of real estate including the background and terminology necessary for the student to make better informed decisions about investing in income-producing real estate and also assist students in preparing for the real estate license exam.
Principles of Insurance
FIN-130
This course covers the basic principles of insurance, risk management, governmental regulation, and various types of insurance contracts.
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 and Family Finance
FIN-150
Principles and practices of personal and family financial planning. Includes savings, budgeting, credit, buying versus renting, and general principles of consumerism.
Fundamentals of Investing
FIN-220
Fundamentals of investing will revolve around developing, implementing, and monitoring a diverse investment program, which includes the introduction to topics and techniques used by both personal investors and money managers.
Commercial and Consumer Credit
FIN-230
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 I Awareness
FSC-110
Course will provide the emergency responder with the ability to identify emergency scenes that may potentially involve hazardous materials, actions that are required to identify the presence of hazardous materials, and the steps necessary to take appropriate initial action. This course meets the objectives for First Responder-Awareness Level as specified by the National Fire Protection Association 472 Chapter 4.
Hazardous Materials II Operations
FSC-111
First responders at the operational level are those persons who 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. First responders at the operational level are expected to respond in a defensive fashion to control the release from a safe distance and keep it from spreading.
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 1
FSC-148
Knowledge and practical skills necessary for certification as an entry-level Firefighter I. Successful completion qualifies the student to sit for the Firefighter I and II certification examination conducted by the Office of the Arizona State Fire Marshall.
Fire Academy 2
FSC-149
Knowledge and practical skills necessary for certification as an entry-level firefighter II. Successful completion qualifies the student to sit for the Firefighter I and II certification examination conducted by the Office of the Arizona State Fire Marshall.
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.

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