Wildland Forest Firefighting and Investigation Major

Description: A program focusing on the application of fire science, firefighting and investigation to the prevention, control and mitigation of wildland fires and the analysis of causes. Includes instruction in fire science and behavior, wildland environments, meteorology, wildland fire hydraulics and dynamics, water and chemical supply systems, wildland firefighting operations, airborne firefighting, firebreak engineering, communications systems, wildland arson, forensic procedures, wildland fire prevention, investigation techniques, case management and preparation.

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Wildland Forest Firefighting and Investigation Major

What Courses Do Wildland Forest Firefighting and Investigation Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Wildland Forest Firefighting and Investigation majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.