Fire Science Management B.S.

The LCIE bachelor of science in fire science management is designed as both a degree completion program for students who have completed an associate in applied science degree in fire science and as an entry-level program for students who will complete the required fire science courses through their training in the fire service industry. The fire science industry refers to the agency of the government charged with the enforcement of fire codes, the prevention of fire, the administration of medical assistance and the fighting of fires. The degree program consists of 55 semester hours of general education requirements, 36 hours of business administration requirements, and the completion of the three hour business administration capstone course. In addition, 36 hours of fire science coursework must be transferred to fulfill the requirements in the areas listed below:

Fire Science Requirements

(coursework required as transfer credit)

Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Building Construction, Hydraulics/ Driver Operator, Fire Attack and Strategies, Fire Inspector, Alarm Systems, Arson Investigator, Officer I, Officer II, Instructor I, Instructor II. These Fire Science courses must include a minimum of 40 contact hours each and offer an appropriate letter grade (a pass or fail grade is not acceptable.) All fire science transfer coursework is subject to review and approval by the Fire Science Program Director.

Business Administration Curriculum

Accounting/Finance Cluster

IBA 21010Principles of Financial Accounting

3

IBA 21011Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

IBA 32000Principles of Finance

3

Prerequisites: IMH 13200, IMH 14100, IMH 22000

Economics Cluster

IBA 23011Principles of Microeconomics

3

IBA 23012Principles of Macroeconomics

3

IBA 48040International Economics

3

Prerequisites: IMH 13200, IMH 14100, IMH 22000

Management Cluster

IBA 36032Principles of Management

3

IBA 36510Human Resource Management

3

IBA 46050Managerial Ethics

3

Marketing Cluster

IBA 35010Principles of Marketing

3

IBA 45080Marketing Management

3

IBA 48010International Marketing

3

Students must also complete:

IBA 48900Business Administration Capstone

3