Sep 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Emergency Administration and Planning, BS


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A Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Administration and Planning helps you develop valuable skills in disaster planning, creative problem solving, critical thinking, and interpersonal communication. These skills are essential in coordinating activities that promote public safety and community resilience to the impacts of natural and technological hazards.


Degree requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science with a major in emergency administration and planning must meet the following requirements.

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours for all EADP students, 42 must be advanced. All students must fulfill the degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Health and Public Service  requirements: 42 hours in the university core, 48 hours in the major, 18 hours for the required minor, plus electives to total 120 required semester hours.

Other course requirements


  • TECM 2700 - Technical Writing (may be used to satisfy the Communication [English Composition and Rhetoric] requirement of the University Core Curriculum)

Life and Physical Sciences requirement


Choose one of the following to satisfy 3 hours of the Life and Physical Sciences requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

Internship


Pre-career (students with no professionally relevant work experience) – A major of 48 hours; 42 hours plus 6 hours of internship classes (EADP 4800  and EADP 4810 ).

In-career (students with professionally relevant work experience) – A major of 42 hours. No internship required.

Minor requirements


A minor of at least 18 hours; 6 must be advanced.

Electives


At least 15 hours. Courses may be selected from any offered at UNT that the student and the advisor deem appropriate to the degree.

Other requirements


  • A grade of C or better and a minimum GPA of 2.5 on all courses in the major.
  • At least 30 hours must be completed at UNT.

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