Business and Organizational Management Public Safety Administration Specialization

B105: Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management — Public Safety Administration Specialization

The Public Safety Administration specialization prepares students for administrative/managerial positions in law enforcement, fire services, corrections, security, and in emergency medical services. The program develops knowledge, skills and abilities that help students to understand management, finance and budgets in public safety organizations. This program also prepares graduates for advancement in all public safety organizations. The program is designed for students who have an associate degree in a public safety program such as criminal justice, fire science, emergency management and emergency medical services.

Required Technical Specialization Courses*

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

CCJ 1020

Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

3

CJL 2130

Criminal Law, Evidence and Procedures

3

CJC 1000

Introduction to Corrections

3

CCJ 2010

Criminology

3

CJJ 1002

Juvenile Delinquency

3

DSC 1212

Introduction to Emergency Management Systems

3

CJE 2600

Introduction to Criminal Investigation

3

 

Total Hours

21

* Note: Courses in this section will be comprised of Required Technical Specialization courses and/or General Education courses needed to fulfill the requirements of the program. Actual coursework required will vary based on the student's associate-level coursework. Students will work with their advisor to choose the necessary coursework for their program. A total of 21 credit hours is required. Courses with the following prefixes may also be applied toward satisfaction of technical specialization requirements: CCJ, CJC, CJE, CJJ, CJL, DSC, EMS, FES or FFP.

Program Core Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

MAN 3303

Management and Leadership

3

COM 3120

Organizational Communications

3

ACG 3024

Accounting for Nonfinancial Majors

3

BUL 3130

The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

3

MAN 4940

Internship in Business and Organizational Management

3

 

Total Hours

15

Program Specialization Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

DSC 3079

Foundations of Public Safety

3

DSC 3215

Emergency Planning

3

DSC 4226

National Incident Management

3

DSC 4755

National Security

3

DSC 4931

Selected Topics in Public Safety

3

CJL 3510

Prosecution and Adjudication

3

DSC 4013

Capstone Thesis Project in Public Safety

6

 

Total Hours — Core and Specialization

39

 

Credit Hours from Associate Degree

60

 

Required Technical Courses

21

 

Total Program Hours

120