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.
A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our general education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon rule math course. General education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Additional coursework may be required for students transferring into B.A.S. programs with an A.S. or A.A.S. degree.
Required Technical Specialization Courses*
* 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
Program Specialization Courses