2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: FIRS 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Firefighter Certification III

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: FIRS 1401.
Course Description: One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, II, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. NOTE: This course may be offered ONLY by institutions certified training facility by the Texas Commisson on Fire Protection (TCFP). (1 Lec., 5 Lab.)


Course Number: FIRS 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Firefighter Certification I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. NOTE: This course may be offered ONLY by institutions certified training facility by the Texas Commisson on Fire Protection (TCFP). (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: FIRS 1507 (5 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Firefighter Certification II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: FIRS 1313.
Course Description: One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction with Firefighter Certification I, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression, Course #100. NOTE: This course may be offered ONLY by institutions certified training facility by the Texas Commisson on Fire Protection (TCFP). (3 Lec., 6 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.