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FSC 203 Fire Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface
Credit Hours:  2.0
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Designed for structural and wildland firefighters who make tactical decisions when confronting wildland fire that threatens life, property, and improvements in the wildland/urban interface. This course fulfills the requirements for S215 NWCG. Prerequisite: FSC181.

Prerequisites: FSC181

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the need for situational awareness, size-up, initial strategies for incident action planning, structure triage, and structure protection tactics.
2. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the need for an incident action plan assessment and follow-up, public relations needs, and firefighter safety in the interface.
3. (Evaluation Level) Size-up the potential situation, order and deploy the necessary resources.
4. (Application Level) Apply safe and effective strategies and tactics to minimize the threat to life and property.
5. (Synthesis Level) Use skills and knowledge to size-up and create an action plan to address a wildland/urban interface fire incident.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
National Wildland Coordinating Group URL:
http://www.nwcg.gov
National Fire Training. URL: http://www.nationalfiretraining.net/