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Associate in Science in Fire Service Administration

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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Department

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/ENVS 115Syllabus Not Available Introduction to Environmental Science 3 hrs
CHEM/PHYS 108Syllabus 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
 

Locations

The Associate in Science in Fire Service Administration degree is available at the following locations:

Main Campus, Evening Program
Online Campus
Jefferson City, MO
Kansas City, MO
Springfield, MO
Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Rolla, MO
St. Louis, MO