Interagency Fire Program Management

Approved courses

Below is a list of courses, with descriptions, approved by Pacific Northwest USFS/BLM for individuals in the USFS/BLM - IFPM: GS-401 Fire Management Specialist Classification. This list will be updated as more courses and degree/minor programs are approved. Please note that some of these courses require completion of prerequisites. Be sure to go to the online Schedule of Classes for this information and more. From there you can click on individual course titles to see the course availability each term, course description, prerequisites, syllabus and bookstore order information.

Note on prerequisites: Many prerequisites at OSU are advisory in nature, rather than a strictly enforced requirement. If you can demonstrate to the instructor that you have acquired the necessary background, through course work or other means, the instructor may choose to allow an override of the prerequisite.

Agricultural & Resource Economics

AEC 351-NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS AND POLICY

Biology

BI 370-ECOLOGY

Botany and Plant Pathology

BOT 440-FIELD METHODS IN VEGETATION SCIENCE
BOT 540-FIELD METHODS IN VEGETATION SCIENCE

Environmental Sciences

ENSC 479-ENVIRONMENTAL CASE STUDIES

Fisheries and Wildlife

FW 303-SURVEY OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN NATURAL RESOURCE
FW 311-ORNITHOLOGY (bird biology)
FW 315-ICHTHYOLOGY (fish biology)
FW 317-MAMMALOGY
FW 321-APPLIED COMMUNITY AND ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY (FISHERIES - WILDLIFE ECOLOGY)
FW 323-MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES OF PACIFIC SALMON IN THE NORTHWEST
FW 326-INTEGRATED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
FW 340-MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES IN NATURAL RESOURCES
FW 435-WILDLIFE IN AGRICULTURAL ECOSYSTEMS
FW 470-ECOLOGY AND HISTORY: LANDSCAPES OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN
FW 479-WETLANDS AND RIPARIAN ECOLOGY
FW 535-WILDLIFE IN AGRICULTURAL ECOSYSTEMS
FW 570-ECOLOGY AND HISTORY: LANDSCAPES OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN

Forestry

FOR 346-TOPICS IN WILDLAND FIRE
FOR 436-WILDLAND FIRE SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT
FOR 446-WILDLAND FIRE ECOLOGY

Natural Resources

NR 455-NATURAL RESOURCE DECISION MAKING

Rangeland Ecology and Management

RNG 341-RANGELAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
RNG 355-DESERT WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
RNG 455-RIPARIAN ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
RNG 490-RANGELAND MANAGEMENT PLANNING

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