Spring 2023

Please request enrollment by emailing extended@calpoly.edu.

FPE S503: Flammability Assessment Methods

Characterization of flammability properties of gaseous, liquid and solid materials. Fire test methods for evaluating flammability properties of materials and burning characteristics of products. Overview of regulatory requirements for restricting the flammability of products and materials used in buildings. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: FPE 502.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition
Flammability Assessment Methods FPE S503 Richard Emberley 4/03/2023 - 6/16/2023
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Building 192, Room 320 & online $2,760

FPE S522: Fire Detection, Alarm and Communication Systems

Analysis of the operating characteristics of fire detection devices and alarm notification appliances. Introduction to modern fire alarm systems and components. Introduction to mass communication systems. Current installation and approval standards. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition
Fire Detection, Alarm and Communication Systems FPE S522 Richard Emberley,
Lonny Simonian
4/03/2023 - 6/16/2023
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Building 192, Room 320 & online $2,760

FPE S555: Fire Protection Management in the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI)

Social, economic, political, and technological issues affecting fire management in urbanized landscapes where fire continues its ecological role. Fire risk analysis; needs assessment, legislative codes, standards and policies; liability issues; evacuation; incident response planning. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Recommended: LA/NR 318 and NR 340.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition
Fire Protection Management in the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) FPE S555 Frederick Mowrer 4/03/2023 - 6/16/2023
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Online $2,760

FPE S596: Culminating Experience in Fire Protection Engineering

Performance of comprehensive fire and life safety evaluations of buildings and other structures. Communication of the results and findings of such evaluations in written report and by oral presentation. Conducted under supervision of faculty. Prerequisite: FPE 504, advanced graduate standing, completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, engineering courses in program, and consent of instructor.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Academic Units
Culminating Experience in Fire Protection Engineering FPE S596 Christopher Pascual,
Frederick Mowrer
3/28/2022 - 6/10/2022
Monday & Wednesday
12:10 PM - 1 PM
Building 192, Room 320 $690/unit 1-5

Note: The number of units taken will vary by student and should be coordinated with Chris Pascual (cpascual@calpoly.edu)