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Degree Requirements

1. Prerequisites

PSYC 111. Introduction to Psychology
SOCI 111. Introduction to Sociology

2. General Education Requirements — 42 hours

3. Foundation in Major — 18 hours

PSFT 435. Ethics & Public Safety

PSFT 470. Field Experience

PSFT 498. Senior Seminar

ORGL 210. Foundations of Leadership

ORGL 315. Communication for Effective Leadership OR
COMM 370
Intercultural Communication

ORGL 380. Applied Research Methods

4. Choose A, B or C:

A. Criminal Justice Track..............................24 hours

CRJS 260. Introduction to Criminal Justice

And 7 more from the courses listed below:

CRJS305.Community Policing

CRJS325.Criminal Law

CRJS330.Criminal Procedure

CRJS345.Forensic Behavior

CRJS350.Theoretical Forensic Criminalistics

CRJS359.The Judicial Process

CRJS360.Criminology

CRJS366.The Correctional Process

INSY391.Computer Privacy, Ethics, Crime & Society

CRJS390.Special Topics

 

B. Homeland Security Track..............................24 hours

PSFT 365.Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management

And 7 more from the courses listed below:

CRJS325.Criminal Law

CRJS330.Criminal Procedure

CRJS345.Forensic Behavior

CRJS350.Theoretical Forensic Criminalistics

CRJS359.The Judicial Process

INSY391.Computer Privacy, Ethics, Crime & Society

ORGL330.Budgeting for Nonfinancial Leaders

PSFT370.Terrorism

PSFT375.The Effects of Disaster on Society

PSFT380.Intelligence Gathering & Dissemination

PSFT390.Special Topics

 

C. Emergency Services (applicants must be NREMT Certified)..........24 hours

HRAD250.Introduction to Training and Development

INFM205.Survey of Health Informatics

LBST205.Introduction to Technical Writing

ORGL330.Budgeting for Nonfinancial Leaders

POLS100.Government in America OR
POLS200.Government in the State and Local Levels

Students must take 4 more courses from the following list:

HRAD245.Introduction to Human Resources

HRAD315.Workplace Law & Relations

HRAD350.Principles of Adult Learning & Development

HRAD365.Instructional Design & Delivery Strategies I: Materials Development

HRAD375.Instructional Design & Delivery Strategies II: Organizing Training

HRAD385.Instructional Design & Delivery Strategies III: E-learning

HSRV340.Social Welfare Policy

HSRV415.Older Adults in the 21st Century

ORGL320.Human Behavior in Organizations

ORGL335.Contemporary Global Issues

ORGL470.Organization Development & Change

 

Electives: 36 hours

TOTAL: 120 semester hours
 

Grade Requirements

A student seeking a major in public safety leadership must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 in the courses required in the major to qualify for graduation. A student may not have a grade lower than a C in any course required for the major. The S/U grading option may not be elected for a required course in the major other than PSFT 470 & PSFT 498.