Course Descriptions

Wildland Fire Suppression (WFS) Courses

WFS 100 Land Navigation (1-0) 1 credit

This course will provide students with hands-on experience in the fundamentals of map and compass utilization. Emphasis will be placed on topographic map interpretation and field navigation techniques. In addition to the standard orienteering compass, students are introduced to the use of a Global Positioning System (GPS).  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF