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This degree is designed for people who desire to enter or enhance their career in a state or federal wildland firefighting agency. The course material is linked with the National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group certification process. Students are given the opportunity to take several didactic and practical tests administered throughout the program to attain both state and national level wildland competencies. The core curriculum includes certification material to secure the basic wildland red card needed for employment in a wildland fire agency. Additional course work is designed to meet or exceed the National Fire Protection Associationís 1051 Standard on Wildland Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. The elective material is designed to allow a student to obtain some degree of specialization that may tailor a studentís education to qualify for supervisor positions in a wildland organization. Students may be placed in paramilitary and physically demanding environments designed to introduce the student to the job tasks and skills required to operate in the wildland fire services. Career opportunities include the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. Discharged military service personnel can use their military service time towards their career in the Forest Service or the BLM.
|Required Courses: 30 units
|FIRE B25a||Wildland Fire Behavior 3.0|
|FIRE B25b||Wildland Firefighter Safety & Survival 3.0|
|FIRE B25c||Wildland Fire Operations 3.0|
|FIRE B25d||Wildland Public Information Officer, Prevention, & Investigation 3.0|
|FIRE B25e||Wildland Fire Logistics, Finance, & Planning 3.0|
|Electives: at least 15 units
|FIRE B25f||Wildland Firefighter 4.0|
|FIRE B25g||Wildland Engine Firefighter|
|FIRE B25h||Wildland Fire Dispatching|
|FIRE B26a||Initial Attack Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4) (S-200) 1.0|
|FIRE B26d||Interagency INcident Business Management (S-260) 1.0|
|FIRE B26e||Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface (S-200) 1.0|
|FIRE B26g||Crew Boss (S-230)|
|FIRE B26k||Field Observer (S-230) 1.5|
|FIRE B26m||Display Processor (S-245) 0.5|
|FIRE B27a||Basic Incident Command System (I-200) 1.0|
|FIRE B27b||I-300 Intermediate Incident Command System (I-300) 1.5|
|FIRE B28b||L-280 Followership to Leadership 0.5|