Foundations of Public Safety Management   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

DSC 3079 - Foundations of Public Safety Management


This course is presented as an overview of the primary aspects of public safety management. Major administrative, managerial and leadership components of public safety organizations will be examined. Also addressed will be administrative concerns for special issues and challenges such as coordinated public safety approaches, post-September 11, 2001, administrative worldviews, ethical foundations, critical thinking and analysis, and innovative solutions for pragmatic public safety problems. The course will also provide the student with a framework for individual progress. This will include the beginning development of an individualized plan toward educational and career goals and preliminary planning to link continuous learning with the capstone course at the end of the program.
Prerequisites: CCJ 1020, ENC 1102 or LIT 2000, POS 2012 or POS 2041.
Degrees Offered: B.A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.
Student Advising Notes – Junior-level status or above and Admission to the B.A.S. degree in Public Safety Management.