Spring 2020

All FPE courses for Spring 2020 will be offered online. 

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 Enroll
Flammability Assessment Methods-02 (Online) FPE S503 Richard Emberley 3/30/2020 - 6/05/2020
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Online $2,500 FPE S503 Section 02 Class Details

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 Enroll
Fire Detection, Alarm and Communication Systems -02 (Online) FPE S522 Richard Emberley,
Lonny Simonian
3/30/2020 - 6/05/2020
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Online $2,500 FPE S522 Section 02 Class Details

FPE S554: Forensic Fire Analysis

Introduction to the processes of fire investigation and reconstruction. Engineering analysis of structural and wildland fires. Identification of failure mechanisms in fire safety systems. Case studies of actual fire incidents to address and reinforce concepts related to different types of system and performance failures. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: Consent of graduate coordinator and instructor. Recommended: FPE 504.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Forensic Fire Analysis -02 (Online) FPE S554 Frederick Mowrer 3/30/2020 - 6/05/2020
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Online $2,500 FPE S554 Section 02 Class Details

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 Enroll
Culminating Experience in Fire Protection Engineering Section -02 (Online) FPE S596 Christopher Pascual,
Frederick Mowrer
Monday & Wednesday 12:10 - 1 p.m. Online Varies FPE S596 Section 02 Class Details