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FIRE 714 Wildland Fire Control

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course focuses on the principles and techniques used to extinguish wildland fires, as well as prevention and control of their occurrences. Discussion points will include California’s wildland fire problem, safety, weather effects, wildland fuels, fire behavior, attack methods, urban-interfaces and investigation.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU