In times of uncertainty and unprecedented natural and man-made disasters, Waldorf’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Emergency Management is designed to prepare the student with a broad base of knowledge in the field of emergency management. The foundation for this degree program includes the Waldorf general education curriculum, numerous courses in the emergency management arena, as well as electives in the fields of Homeland Security, Fire Science Administration, and Business, among others. The program provides students with the general education, discipline-specific, and technical knowledge required to succeed in the diverse field of emergency management.
Fire Science Concentration
The Fire Science concentration is designed to complement the B.A. in Emergency Management by providing an opportunity to focus on fire-related aspects of emergency management.
Estimated time of completion of this program is 4 years for full-time students.
This program is available online only.
B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements
- Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
- A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
- 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf
- Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours
Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.
|Courses Required for Major||30|
|Remaining Professional Electives||18|
|FSC||3610||Fire Related Human Behavior||3|
|FSC||4510||Personnel Management for the Fire and Emergency Services||3|
|FSC||4610||Fire and Emergency Services Administration||3|
|FSC||4753||Terrorism Incident Management and Emergency Procedures||3|
|Total Concentration Credit Hours:||12|
If you have a significant amount of completed post secondary coursework or specialized training that you would like to transfer, consider the BAS Emergency Management - Fire Science program.