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Fire Science Certificate


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This certificate is administered by the Forestry  Discipline.

Consists of 16 credits, 2 federal wildland fire fighting training modules, and a prescribed burning experience.

Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.

Successfully complete two federal wildland fire fighting training modules.


Choose from:

S-212 - Use of Chain Saw on the Fireline
S-211 - Portable Pumps
S-219 - Firing Operations
S-131 - Fire Fighter Type I

Complete a prescribed burning experience.


Choose from:

A. Participate in one prescribed burning trip organized by the UW-Stevens Point Fire Crew in regions outside of central Wisconsin, plus two of the prescribed burns conducted by the Crew.

OR

B. Complete a summer job in which the primary job duties involve prescribed burning.

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