SRJC Course Outlines

9/27/2021 6:37:04 PMFIRE 66 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 66Title:  WLDLND FIRE CONTR 1  
Full Title:  Wildland Fire Control
Last Reviewed:9/22/1997

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Cover all aspects of wildland fire prevention and control; resource preservation and utilization; manpower requirements and crew safety; various extinguishing agents and suppression methods; logistics and support activities.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Not open to students who have completed NRM 72 (formerly FOR 72).


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Covers all aspects of wildland fire prevention & control.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Not open to students who have completed NRM 72 (formerly FOR 72).
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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  The students will:
 Develop and understand the overall wildland fire control
 problems, and the ability to function with in a fire control
 organization as a firefighter.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Fire Protection Organization in California.
 2.  Functions of the Protection Organization.
 3.  Suppression Organization.
 4.  Fire Behavior.
 5.  Extinguishing Agents.
 6.  Tactics.
 7.  Fire Organization.
 8.  Fire Safety.
 A MORE DETAILED OUTLINE AVAILABLE IN THE DEPARTMENT.

Assignments:
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  The student will:
     1. Analyze an Urban Interface Wildland Fire and explain how the
        Incident Command System would be instituted.
     2. Explain in writing the firefighting survival techniques used
        in wildland firefighting.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 10%
Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 10%
Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 70%
Multiple choice, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  PRINCIPALS OF WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING by CDF.
 FIRE CONTROL HANDBOOK by California Dept. of Forestry.

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