Interagency Fire Program Management
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.
FW 303-SURVEY OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN NATURAL RESOURCE
FW 311-ORNITHOLOGY (bird biology)
FW 315-ICHTHYOLOGY (fish biology)
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