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PMGT 013: Wildland Fire Suppression

Course Description

This course provides the training necessary to qualify for the federal inter-agency "RED" card for wildland firefighter. Topics covered include ignition, behavior, and spread of forest fires, influence and role of topography and fuels, philosophy behind prescribed fire, fire suppression equipment, methods of fire prevention and suppression, Incident Command System, and the national wildland fire control organizations.

Units: 2

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 32 – 36
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 7/19/23