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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Fire and Emergency Services Administration, B.S.


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Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration degree program is a 2+2 program in partnership with accredited community colleges using an on-line delivery system. The program is fully online. Some requirements must be completed through an accredited community college. Students with an Associates of Applied Science in Fire Protection Technology from an accredited community college will apply directly to Fayetteville State University for admission. University College Core Courses needed for the program may be completed on the FSU campus, but these courses will not have on-line delivery. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure all deficiencies are met prior to graduation.

Admission Requirements: Admission to the Fire and Emergency Services Administration major requires a minimum of 60 transferable credit hours with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Admission Requirements: Fire Service Related Education and/or Experience

The Fire and Emergency Services Administration program has been designed as a bachelor’s degree completion program. Students admitted under dual enrollment status will be eligible to transfer up to 84 community college credit hours. Students not participating in the dual enrollment feature can transfer up to 90 credit hours from community colleges or universities providing that all of those credits have been completed prior to admission to Fayetteville State University. Therefore, prior to formal admission, the applicant should meet one of the following criteria:

1. A regionally accredited A.A.S. in a fire service related disciplines.
2. A regionally accredited A.A.S., A.A., or A.G.S. in any discipline, with five years of documented fire service experience.
3. A student seeking a second bachelor’s degree.

Other Program Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration

1. Student must receive a “C” or higher in all Natural Science and Fire and Emergency Services Administration courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for graduation.
2. Students will be required to pass a background check and a review process similar to that needed for employment in a fire service position.

Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Program Admission Requirements: See “Admission Requirements” above.

Other Major Requirements: Grade of C or higher in all natural science and fire and emergency services administration courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for graduation.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 38 Credits


Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits


UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Select one option from the following:

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits


Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits


Select one from the following:

Information Literacy: 3 Credits


Select one from the following

  • ENGL 120 - English Composition II
  • ENG 112 (NCCCS equivalent)
  • ENG 113 (NCCCS equivalent)
  • ENG 114 (NCCCS equivalent)
  • Or approved equivalent from an accredited college or university

Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 3 Credits


MATH 121  may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.

Select one from the following:

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7 Credits


At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

Select from the following:

Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences: 3 Credits


Select one from the following:

Program Requirements: 84 Credits


Fire Protection Technology/ Emergency Preparedness Technology Courses (Major 100/200 Transferable Coursework): 39 Credits


Select from the following:

  • FIP 120
  • FIP 124
  • FIP 128
  • FIP 132
  • FIP 136
  • FIP 140
  • FIP 144
  • FIP 148
  • FIP 152
  • FIP 156
  • FIP 160
  • FIP 160A
  • FIP 164
  • FIP 176
  • FIP 180
  • FIP 184
  • FIP 188
  • FIP 220
  • FIP 221
  • FIP 224
  • FIP 228
  • FIP 232
  • FIP 236
  • FIP 240
  • FIP 244
  • FIP 248
  • FIP 252
  • FIP 256
  • FIP 260
  • FIP 264
  • FIP 268
  • FIP 272
  • FIP 276
  • FIP 277
  • EPT 120
  • EPT 124
  • EPT 130
  • EPT 150
  • EPT 210
  • EPT 220
  • EPT 225
  • EPT 230
  • EPT 260
  • EPT 275
  • EPT 280

Other Requirements: 6 Credits


  • CSC 100 - Introduction to Computers
  • CIS 110 (NC Community College equivalent)
  • One course from Humanities and Creative Arts, Scientific Literacy-Social Sciences, Global Literacy,

Total Credit Hours: 122


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