The University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee approved a change to this program after the publication of the Catalog. Please refer to the Catalog Addendum for more information.
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.
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.
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.
A minor of at least 18 hours; 6 must be advanced.
At least 15 hours. Courses may be selected from any offered at UNT that the student and the advisor deem appropriate to the degree.
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.
Four-year degree plan (example)
The following four-year plan is one example of a variety of ways in which you can complete your chosen degree in four years, and will serve as a guide for you to design your pathway to degree completion. Variations will depend on whether you need to take prerequisites or have college credit from exams or dual enrollment.