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WFT 101 - Wildland Fire Behavior

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level, perform mathematical operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages, and read college level texts.
Transfers to: CSU

This course is part of a series of core courses required for the Wildland Fire Technology Certificate of Achievement and Associate of Science degree programs. This course provides students with information necessary to understand basic wildland fire behavior, wildland fire predictions, and wildland fire operation safety. Wildland fire environmental factors and the tools required to monitor weather and fire behavior are discussed as related to wildland fire predictions. This course meets or exceeds National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) requirements.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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