Fire Service Management
The Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies degree with an area of concentration in Fire Service Management. The program is aligned with the national model curriculum established by the U. S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy (NFA) and the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) network.
|EMGT 1000||Introduction to Emergency Management||3 hrs|
|FSMT 1600||Fire Chemistry||3 hrs|
|FSMT 2200||Codes and Inspections||3 hrs|
Required Courses (30 credit hours):
|FSMT 2300||Fire Investigation||3 hrs|
|FSMT 2410||Fire Strategies and Tactics||3 hrs|
|FSMT 3020||Fire Dynamics||3 hrs|
|FSMT 3140||Fire Related Human Behavior||3 hrs|
|FSMT 3350||Fire Prevention Organization and Management||3 hrs|
|FSMT 3680||Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection||3 hrs|
|FSMT 4300||Advanced Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival||3 hrs|
|FSMT 4450||Fire and Emergency Services Administration||3 hrs|
|FSMT 4860||Applications of Fire Research||3 hrs|
Electives - 3 credit hour minimum:
A minimum of 3 elective hours from the following list of courses must be completed within the 30 hour concentration. Electives can be from one or more of the academic areas listed below.
No course from a two-year institution which is also offered as an upper division course at UNO can be used in the area of concentration.
An area of concentration in Fire Service Management develops skills in fire service/public safety personnel management, management of physical and financial resources in the public sector, a theoretical expertise in emergency fire response, and risk identification and management. It prepares students to assume the role and responsibilities of the supervisor of response and administrative fire service personnel. The program provides the necessary knowledge to pursue an advanced degree in Fire Protection Technology, Emergency Management, and/or Public Administration.
Revised Fall 2012