Emergency Administration and Management - Course Requirements

Note: If you have taken courses at another college and wish to see if any will count toward this program of study, have your transcripts (of work completed at any regionally accredited college) sent to the Registrar's Office. Appropriate college staff will evaluate any previous courses you have taken and you will be notified if any may be applied to the Emergency Administration and Management program.

General Education:

Students must meet with an advisor to determine the appropriate General Education courses for this degree; consideration will be given as to which Option the student is selecting as the Area of Emphasis and/or any projected future progression to upper division status.

General Education Courses Credit Hours
Communications 3
Humanities 3
Mathematics 3
Science 4
Social Science 3
General Education Elective 2
General Education Credits Required 18

Core Courses Credit Hours
FFP1801 Intro to Emergency Mgmt. Administration 2
DSC1030 Disaster Communications 1
FFP2820 Emergency Preparedness 3
FFP2841 Contingency Planning for the Private Sector 2
FFP2843 Contingency Planning for the Public Sector 2
FES2832 Effects of Disaster on Society 3
FFP2058 Technical Applications in Emergency Mgmt. 2
General Education Credits Required 18


Fire Science Option:

In combination with the appropriate fire science electives, the coursework in the Fire Science Emphasis is designed to meet Florida requirements for certification as Fire Officer I.

Technical Courses Credit Hours
FFP1505 Fire Prevention Practices 3
FFP1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I 3
FFP2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service 3
FFP1810 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy I 3
FFP2811 Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy II 3
FFP1740 Fire Service Course Delivery 3
_______ College Credit Electives (Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Industrial Safety, Emergency Administration, or Homeland Security courses recommended) 9
Total Technical Elective Credits Required 27
Total Program Credits Required 60


Homeland Security Option:

Core Courses Credit Hours
DSC1004 Introduction to the NRP and NIMS 3
DSC1011 Domestic and International Terrorism 3
DSC1552 Critical Infrastructure Protection 3
DSC1751 Homeland Security Policy and Law 3
DSC1222 Psychological Mgmt. of Disaster/Terror Victims 3
DSC1631 Planning Considerations for Terror Prevention 3
DSC1562 Homeland Security Threat Strategy 3
_______ College Credit Electives (Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Industrial Safety, Emergency Administration, or courses recommended) 6
Total Technical Elective Credits Required 27
Total Program Credits Required 60


Criminal Justice Option:

Core Courses Credit Hours
DSC1552 Critical Infrastructure Protection 3
CCJ1020 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CCJ1400 Criminal Procedures 3
CCJ1100 Criminal Law 3
CJD1702 Criminal Justice Communications 3
CJD1722 Law Enforcement Traffic 3
_______ College Credit Electives (Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Industrial Safety, Emergency Administration, or courses recommended) 9
Total Technical Elective Credits Required 27
Total Program Credits Required 60


Emergency Administration Option:

Core Courses Credit Hours
FFP1881 Emergency Management Leadership 3
FES1003 Intro to State and County Government 1
DSC1552 Critical Infrastructure Protection 3
FFP1202 Basic Search and Rescue 3
FFP1833 Incident Management 2
FFP1800 Disaster Education for Individuals and the Community 2
DSC2214 Disaster Response Operations 3
FFP1843 Emergency Management for the Tourism/Hospitality Industry 2
FFP1880 Political and Policy Basis of Emergency Response 2
_______ College Credit Electives (Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Industrial Safety, Emergency Administration, or courses recommended) 6
Total Technical Elective Credits Required 27
Total Program Credits Required 60