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Public Safety - BS (40 hours total)

Overview

This major promotes the canopy topic of Public Safety and focuses upon knowledge and skills necessary to maintain social order, protect individual rights, meet public needs, and uphold the laws and institutions of democracy and combat and respond to Terrorism, Forensics and Victim Services as well.  Full knowledge and understanding of the cultural paramilitary structure of the Public Safety professions, is essential for functioning with this structural system or guiding others towards a long and satisfying career path.  An understanding of law, justice, governance and working within an every changing society will enable the student to acquire realization on a variety of community, legislative, judicial, political, and social economic systems.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Courses

PSA 30100SERVANT LEADERSHIP IN PUBLIC SAFETY (4)

PSA 30200ETHICS, LIABILITIES AND RIGHTS IN PUBLIC SAFETY (4)

PSA 30300INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS: PRACTICES AND SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC SAFETY (4)

PSA 40000RACE, CRIME, AND SOCIAL POLICY (4)

PSA 40100COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROFESSIONS (4)

PSA 40300UNDERSTANDING VICTIMOLOGY FOR PUBLIC SAFETY (4)

PSA 49000SEMINAR IN APPLIED PUBLIC SAFETY (4)

Requirements List Law Enforcement Track

PSA 30000EXAMINATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE (4)

PSA 30500MENTAL ILLNESS RESPONSES AND STRATEGIES (4)

PSA 40200POLICING IN TODAY'S COMMUNITIES (4)

Requirements List Public Safety Leadership Track

PSA 30600PUBLIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP (4)

PSA 30700LEADERSHIP ISSUES AND THE FIRST-LINE SUPERVISOR (4)

PSA 40600HUMAN RESOURCES IN PUBLIC SAFETY (4)