Fire and Emergency Service (BA)
The major in Fire and Emergency Service provides a foundation in fire and emergency services, with related courses in management and administration. The major prepares students for careers in fire services, emergency management and administrative aspects of emergency medical services.
Credits required: 33
Coordinator: Professor Robert Till, Department of Security, Fire, and Emergency Management (212.484.1379, email@example.com)
Additional information: Students who enrolled for the first time in September 1998 or thereafter must complete the major in the form presented here. Students who enrolled prior to that date may choose the form shown here or the earlier version of the major (The Bachelor of Arts in Fire Service Administration). A copy of the earlier version can be obtained at the Office of Undergraduate Studies or at the Lloyd George Sealy Library.
PART 1. CORE COURSES
Subtotal: 24 credits
FIS 101 Introduction to Fire Science
FIS 104 Risk Management
FIS 350 Management Applications in Fire Protection
FIS 401 Seminar in Fire Protection Problems
PAD 240 Introduction to Public Management
PAD 241 Information in Public Management
PAD 343 Administration of Financial Resources
PAD 346 Human Resource Administration
PART 2. SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENTS
Subtotal: 9 credits
Select one specialization and complete 3 courses Emergency Medical Services
FIS 209 Analysis of Urban Hazardous Materials, Tactics and Strategy
FIS 210 Fire Safety Administration
FIS 230 Building Construction and Life Safety Systems I
Students must have taken and passed the New York State Department of Health certification examination for the AEMT-IV paramedic (or an equivalent certification from another jurisdiction as determined by the Program Coordinator). Nine transfer credits will be applied toward this specialization.
Emergency Medical Services