Fire Administration (B.S.) - Emergency Management - Online

Fire Administration (B.S.) - Emergency Management - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise 13
GOVT 220American Government 13
Total Hours6

Course may also fulfill select general education requirements.

Major Core
BUSI 240Organizational Behavior and Management3
BUSI 310Principles of Management3
CJUS 381Incident Command System/Emergency Planning and Incident Management3
CJUS 383Behavioral Dimensions of Disaster3
FIRE 310Fire Prevention and Protection3
FIRE 320Legal and Political Issues in Fire Administration3
FIRE 330Human Resources Management in Fire Service Organizations3
FIRE 340Administration of Fire and Emergency Services Organization3
FIRE 450Leadership in Fire Service Organizations3
FIRE 492Fire Administration Seminar (Capstone)3
PADM 360Introduction to Public Administration3
PADM 462Public Financing & Budgeting3
PADM 475Advanced Public Administration3
Total Hours39
CJUS 380Introduction to Homeland Security3
CJUS 382Critical Infrastructure Protection3
EMER 310Principles of Emergency Services3
EMER 330Legal Aspects of Emergency Services3
EMER 350Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services3
EMER 420Emergency Services Administration3
Total Hours18
Free Electives
Choose 15-21 credit hours of Free Electives15-21
Total Hours15-21

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
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