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Program Learning Outcomes

Fire Science Technology

  • Formulate basic fire ground strategies and tactics to be used during structure fire incidents
  • Distinguish the different stages and types of fire behavior

  • Compare the five building construction types and how they play a role during structural firefighting

  • Analyze how and why the fire service incorporates safety and health measures

  • Compare and contrast fire detection and suppression systems in various types of buildings

Fire Science Wildland

  • Apply standardized wildland firefighting principles as identified by the National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG.)

  • Describe how multi-agency operations are conducted during wildland fire incidents.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic wildland fire behavior.

  • Explain the principles of emergency management.

  • Demonstrate proper strategy and tactics based on current and expected fire behavior.