Fire Service Management
Fire Service Management Concentration (available online or on-campus)
All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (30 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
FSMT 2200 Codes & Inspections
FSMT 2300 Fire Investigation
FSMT 2410 Fire Strategies and Tactics
FSMT 3020 Fire Dynamics
FSMT 3140 Fire Related Human Behavior
FSMT 3350 Fire Prevention Organization and Management
FSMT 3680 Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection
FSMT 4300 Advanced Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival
FSMT 4450 Fire and Emergency Services Administration
FSMT 4860 Applications of Fire Research
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 credit hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess credit in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
The following courses are pre-requisite courses for Fire Service Management:
EMGT 1000 Introduction to Emergency Management (Social Science General Education)
FSMT 1600 Fundamentals of Fire Science (Natural Science General Education)
Recommended secondary field: Emergency Management
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
After the initial meeting with an Academic Advisor in the Division of Continuing Studies, all students interested in Fire Service Management will also meet with Lyndsey Rice, Emergency Services Program. Please contact Lyndsey at email@example.com or 402.554.4900.
No course from a two-year institution which is also offered as an upper level course at UNO can be used in this area of concentration.
For career information, check out the Academic and Career Development Center.
Advising appointments may be made in person, over the phone at 402.554.2370 or online using MavTRACK. DCS does not accept walk-in or same-day advising appointments.
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