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Associate in Science in Fire Service Administration Degree


The Associate in Science in Fire Service Administration is a comprehensive two-year program designed to allow students to apply college credit hours that they have earned from the University of Missouri's Fire & Rescue Training Institute (FRTI) and the National Fire Academy (NFA) toward their degree. This program is rich in general education courses to facilitate pursuit of a baccalaureate degree and possesses the requisite technical and managerial courses to provide a foundation for leadership in the fire service. All courses with FSAD field codes are offered by MU FRTI or the NFA.

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Degree Requirements

A.

General Education Requirements

27-30 sem. hrs

  ENGL 112View Syllabus English Composition II 3 hrs
  CISS 170View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Information Systems or 3 hrs
  CISS 171 Introduction to Computer Information Systems for MAC Users or
  CISS 176 Introduction to Computer Science
  COMM 110View Syllabus Introduction to Speech 3 hrs
  MATH 150View Syllabus College Algebra or 3 hrs
  MATH 170View Syllabus Finite Mathematics or 3 hrs
  MATH 180View Syllabus Precalculus or 3 hrs
  MATH 201View Syllabus Calculus and Analytic Geometry I or 3 hrs
  MATH 215View Syllabus Calculus and Analytic Geometry IA and 3 hrs
  MATH 226View Syllabus Calculus and Analytic Geometry IB 3 hrs
  BIOL /ENVS115Syllabus Not Available Introduction to Environmental Science 3 hrs
  CHEM /PHYS108Syllabus Not Available Physical Science Survey 3 hrs
  Students must have nine (9) hours selected from the following courses:
  PSYC 101View Syllabus General Psychology 3 hrs
  SOCI 111View Syllabus General Sociology 3 hrs
  POSC 111View Syllabus American National Government 3 hrs
  HIST 121View Syllabus American History to 1877 3 hrs
  HIST 122View Syllabus American History since 1877 3 hrs

B.

ENGL 111 English Composition I

3 sem. hrs

C.

Major Area Requirements

25 sem. hrs

  ECON 293View Syllabus Macroeconomics 3 hrs
  CJAD 345View Syllabus Ethics & Morality in Criminal Justice or 3 hrs
  MGMT 368View Syllabus Business Ethics or
  PHIL 330View Syllabus Ethics
  MGMT 254View Syllabus Business Communication 3 hrs
  MGMT 330View Syllabus Principles of Management 3 hrs
  FSAD 101Syllabus Not Available Fire Service Instructor I 2 hrs
  FSAD 110Syllabus Not Available Fire Officer I 2 hrs
  FSAD 120Syllabus Not Available Incident Management System 1 hr
  FSAD 140Syllabus Not Available Introduction to Emergency Management 2 hrs
  FSAD 150Syllabus Not Available Principles of Building Construction: Combustible 1 hr
  FSAD 155Syllabus Not Available Principles of Building Construction: Noncombustible 1 hr
  FSAD 210Syllabus Not Available Fire Officer II 3 hrs
  FSAD 220Syllabus Not Available Advanced Incident Management System: Command Staff; Operations; Logistics/Finance; Planning 1 hr

D.

Major Area Electives

5 sem. hrs

  (FSAD Courses bolded in this section are offered at the National Fire Academy)
  FSAD 130Syllabus Not Available Incident Safety Officer 1 hr
  FSAD 135Syllabus Not Available Health and Safety Officer 1 hr
  FSAD 145Syllabus Not Available Introduction to Volunteer Emergency Service Mgmt 2 hrs
  FSAD 146Syllabus Not Available Executive Analysis of Fire Service Opns in Emergency Management 3 hrs
  FSAD 160Syllabus Not Available Introduction to Fire Prevention Inspection 2 hrs
  FSAD 161Syllabus Not Available Fire Inspection Principles 3 hrs
  FSAD 162Syllabus Not Available Principles of Fire Protection: Structures & Systems 3 hrs
  FSAD 163Syllabus Not Available Management of Arson Prevention & Control 3 hrs
  FSAD 164Syllabus Not Available Management of Fire Prevention Programs 3 hrs
  FSAD 165Syllabus Not Available Plans Review for Inspectors 3 hrs
  FSAD 166Syllabus Not Available Strategic Analysis of Community Risk Reduction 3 hrs
  FSAD 170Syllabus Not Available Introduction Wildland & Wildland / Urban Interface 1 hr
  FSAD 180Syllabus Not Available Emergency Response to Terrorism: Company Officer 1 hr
  FSAD 181Syllabus Not Available Emergency Response to Terrorism: EMS 1 hr
  FSAD 182Syllabus Not Available Emergency Response to Terrorism: Hazardous Materials 1 hr
  FSAD 183Syllabus Not Available Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations 1 hr
  FSAD 184Syllabus Not Available Command and Control of Fire Operations at National & Man-made Operations 1 hr
  FSAD 185Syllabus Not Available Command and Control of Fire Department Operations at Target Hazards 3 hrs
  FSAD 201Syllabus Not Available Fire Service Instructor II 2 hrs
  FSAD 202Syllabus Not Available Challenges for Local Training Officers 1 hr
  FSAD 203Syllabus Not Available Community Education Leadership 3 hrs
  FSAD 230Syllabus Not Available Managing Company Tactical Operations: Preparation 1 hr
  FSAD 231Syllabus Not Available Managing Company Tactical Operations: Decision Making 1 hr
  FSAD 232Syllabus Not Available Managing Company Tactical Operations: Tactics 1 hr
  FSAD 240Syllabus Not Available Leadership: Company 1 hr
  FSAD 241Syllabus Not Available Leadership: Personal 1 hr
  FSAD 242Syllabus Not Available Leadership: Supervisory 1 hr
  FSAD 243Syllabus Not Available Executive Skills Series: Influencing 1 hr
  FSAD 244Syllabus Not Available Executive Skills Series: Leading Diverse Communities 1 hr
  FSAD 245Syllabus Not Available Executive Skills Series: Managing & Leading Change 1 hr
  FSAD 250Syllabus Not Available Managing in a Changing Environment 1 hr
  FSAD 251Syllabus Not Available Fire Service Communication 1 hr
  FSAD 253Syllabus Not Available Training Operations in Small Departments 1 hr
  FSAD 260Syllabus Not Available Shaping the Future 1 hr
  FSAD 270Syllabus Not Available Initial Fire Investigation 3 hrs
  FSAD 271Syllabus Not Available Fire Cause Determination for Company Officers 2 hrs
  FSAD 272Syllabus Not Available Fire/Arson Investigation 3 hrs
  FSAD 273Syllabus Not Available Interviewing / Interrogating & Courtroom Testimony 3 hrs
 

60-63 sem. hrs

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