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Harper College

SIU Degree Pathway for PSM - Emergency Medical Services

Transfer Guide

Learn more about transferring to SIU to earn your bachelor's in Public Safety Management after earning your AAS Emergency Medical Services at Harper College.

Harper College Courses

  • ENG 101 (3hrs) - Composition
  • SPE 101 (3hrs) - Fund. of Speech Communication
  • Elective (3hrs) - IAI Mathematics
  • PSY 101 (3hrs) - Intro to Psychology
  • Elective (3hrs) - IAI Humanities
  • Elective (3hrs) - Natural Science
  • EMG 101 (3hrs) - Intro to Emergency Management
  • EMG 103 (3hrs) - Leadership, Decision Making
  • EMG 107 (3hrs) - Incident Management Systems
  • EMG 150 (3hrs) - Public Info, Educ & Comm Rels
  • EMG 153 (3hrs) - Hazard Analysis & Mitigation
  • EMG 155 (3hrs) - Social Dimensions of Disaster
  • EMG 201 (3hrs) - International Disaster Mgmt
  • EMG 253 (3hrs) - Ideologies of Terrorism
  • EMG 299 (1hr) - Emergency Mgmt Syst Practicum
  • FIS 132 (3hrs) - Hazardous Materials
  • FIS 260 (3hrs) - Emergency Services Safety
  • Electives (12hrs) - Select from: EMG 131, 151, 205, 231, 251, FIS 121, 230, 250, 270
 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Courses 

  • Elective (3hrs) - Mathematics
  • Elective (3hrs) - Social Science
  • Elective (3hrs) - Humanities 
  • Elective (3hrs) - Fine Arts
  • Elective (3hrs) - Multicultural
  • PSM 301/302 (3hrs) - Intr Public Safety Mgmt Res/Ethics
  • PSM 305 (3hrs) - Develop Personal Phil Leadership
  • PSM 316 (3hrs) - Applications of Technical Writing
  • PSM 332 (3hrs) - Labor Relations Fire/Emer Svcs
  • PSM 350 (3hrs) - Readings Public Safety Mgmt
  • PSM 401/365 (3hrs) - Apps Fire Res/Grant Writing
  • PSM 383 (3hrs) - Data Interpretation Public Safety
  • PSM 387 (3hrs) - Fiscal Aspects of Public Safety
  • PSM 421 (3hrs) - Professional Development 
  • PSM 450 (3hrs) - Analyt Apprchs Public Fire Protct
  • Courses (18hrs) - Specialization Courses

Total Hours to Bachelor Degree: 133 Hours

Careers

Salary Range: $34,000 - $57,000

Possible Careers: 

  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator 
  • Firefighter
  • Forest Fire Inspector
  • Prevention Specialist

Disclaimer: You are encouraged to use this transfer guide when planning your progress towards degree completion. Following a transfer guide does not guarantee admission into the listed program. Information is attempted to be kept current; however, any curriculum changes reflected in the Undergraduate Catalog override the information on this guide. Contact your Academic Advisor for assistance in interpreting this guide.

Last Updated: 12/14/23