Wildland Fuel and Fire Technology (A.S.)
Required course work includes:
|COMM 101||Fundamentals of Oral Communication||3|
|ENGL 101||Writing and Rhetoric I||3|
|ENGL 102||Writing and Rhetoric II||3|
|FOR 102||Introduction to Forest Management||2|
|FOR 103||Introduction to Computer Applications in Natural Resources||1|
|FOR 111||Saws and Pumps||1|
|FOR 145||Career in Fire and Fuels||2|
|FOR 202||Leadership and Decision-Making in Fire Management||3|
|FOR 213||Vegetation Management||3|
|FOR 226||Wildland-Urban Interface Assessment and Communication||3|
|FOR 253||Introduction to Fuels Inventory and Sampling||2|
|FOR 254||Fire Environment||3|
|FOR 256||Science Synthesis in Fire Ecology and Management||1|
|FOR 261||Fire Technology||3|
|FOR 284||Fire Policy and Administration||3|
|FOR 290||Medical Response and Stress Management in Natural Resources||3|
|FOR 321||Cultural Use of Fire||3|
|FOR 323||Communication and Facilitative Instruction in Fire Management||2|
|MATH 123||Math in Modern Society||3|
|or MATH 143||College Algebra|
|PHIL 201||Critical Thinking||3|
|REM 142||Introduction to Wildland Fire Management||2|
|REM 151||Rangeland Principles||3|
|REM 210||Introduction to Fire Effects and Management||2|
|REM 298||Wildland Fuels and Fire Internship||1|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|Select 20 credits of General Education electives||20|
Total credits for required for this degree: 81
After completing the Applied Associate of Science in Wildland Fuel and Fire Technology, students will be able to:
- Identify the primary factors associated with the start, spread, and management of wildfires and prescribed fires in forests and rangelands.
- Demonstrate the proper application of fuel measurement techniques and be able complete fuel assessments in forest, rangelands, and the wildland-urban interface.
- Demonstrate the proper use of fire equipment and fire suppression and prescribed fire techniques.
- Effectively synthesize and communicate fire and fuels management information to the public.
- Demonstrate an ability to measure fire effects.
- Demonstrate ability to assume leadership roles in fire and fuels management.
- Identify cultural uses, programmatic structures, policies, and administration in fuels and fire management.