Earn your Public Safety Administration A.A. Degree at SPC - Finish at SPC

Public Safety A.A. Transfer Plan-SPCThis A.A. transfer plan is intended for students who want to pursue a bachelor's degree in Public Safety Administration at St. Petersburg College or state universities and colleges in Florida that offer it. Students who complete these requirements graduate from SPC with an Associate in Arts Degree and meet the state-mandated pre-requisites of their four-year major.

As part of the A.A. degree, students can earn certificates in specific areas of study.

A degree in Public Safety Administration can prepare you for a career in corrections, law enforcement, emergency administration and management, homeland security, fire science technology, crime scene technology, computer related crime investigation, and public safety services.

Public Safety Administration Transfer Plan

PSA-TR

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2021 (585)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2021 (585), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Susan Demers
Dean
demers.susan@spcollege.edu


Program Summary

This Program of Study is intended to assist in the transfer advising process. Students following a transfer plan (PSA-TR) will graduate with an Associate of Arts degree from SPC. The following requirements include any State Mandated Prerequisite courses and are intended to prepare students for transfer into SPC's Public Safety Administration baccalaureate program or an equivalent in the State of Florida (CIP 43.9999).

Students must select one of the following subplans. Subplans with ** prepare students to earn a certificate in addition to their Associate of Arts degree. Students in an AA transfer plan are not automatically awarded certificates, and the student or their advisor must request certificates be awarded once required coursework is completed.

Subplans:
o Emergency Administration and Management (EAMTR)**
o Homeland Security (HLSTR)**
o Fire Science Technology (FIRETR)**
o Crime Scene Technology (CSTTR)**
o Computer Related Crime Investigation (CRCITR)**
o Criminal Justice Technology & Public Safety Services (CJPSSTR)

You should always consult with your SPC advisor or desired transfer institution to determine if your anticipated program is limited access and to ensure the correct coursework is being taken (including any foreign language requirements). For institution specific information, click here to access the FloridaShines website.


Academic Pathway
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

1192401010: GENERAL DEGREE TRANSFER (AA)

Federal CIP Code

24.0101: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.


STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES

There are no State Mandated Prerequisites at this time.

SUBPLAN
Choose a subplan below

Students in one of the following subplans declare that they intend to transfer to SPC's Public Safety Administration Bachelor of Applied Science program:
Emergency Administration and Management (EAM)
Homeland Security (HLS)
Fire Science Technology (FIRE)
Crime Scene Investigation (CST)
Computer Related Crime Investigation (CRCI)
Criminal Justice Technology & Public Safety Services (CJPSS)

SUBPLAN
Emergency Administration and Management (EAMTR)

FFP 1830 Introduction to Hazards 3
FFP 2800 Emergency Management Public Education Programs 3
FFP 2801 Fundamentals of Emergency Management 3
DSC 1552 Critical Infrastructure Protection 3
FFP 2840 Disaster Recovery Operations 3
FFP 2841 Contingency Planning for Business and Industry 3
DSC 1002 Domestic & International Terrorism 3
DSC 1004 Introduction to the NRF and NIMS 3

SUBPLAN
Homeland Security (HLSTR)

DSC 1002 Domestic & International Terrorism 3
DSC 1004 Introduction to the NRF and NIMS 3
DSC 1033 Weapons of Mass Destruction 3
DSC 1222 Psychological Management of Weapons Of Mass Destruction Victims 3
DSC 1552 Critical Infrastructure Protection 3
DSC 1562 Homeland Security Threat Strategy 3
DSC 1631 Terrorism Response Planning 3
DSC 1751 Homeland Security Policy & Law 3

SUBPLAN
Fire Science Technology (FIRETR)*

FFP 1109 Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health 3
FFP 1111 Fire Chemistry 3
FFP 1505 Fire Prevention 3
FFP 1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I 3
^ FFP 2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service 3
^ FFP 2720 Company Officer 3
^ FFP 2740 Fire Service Course Delivery 3
^ FFP 2810 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy I 3

SUBPLAN
Crime Scene Technology (CSTTR)*

CJE 1640 Introduction to Crime Scene Technology 3
CJE 2644 Crime Scene Safety 3
CJE 2676 Biological Evidence 3
CJE 2673C Crime Scene Photography 4
CJE 2645 Introduction to Forensic Science 3
CJE 1643 Advanced Crime Scene Technology 3
CJE 2672 Fingerprint Classification 3
CJE 2671 Latent Fingerprint Development 3

SUBPLAN
Computer Related Crime Investigation (CRCITR)

CJE 1680 Introduction to Computer Related Crime Investigations 3
CJE 1681 Internet as an Investigative Tool 3
CJE 1682 Tracking and Profiling Hackers, Pedophiles and Internet Stalkers 3
CJE 1684 Internet Fraud Investigations 3
CJE 1685 Legal Aspects of Computer Related Criminal Investigations 3
CJE 1686 Forensic Computer Related Crime Investigations 3
CJE 1687 Computer Software Piracy and Copyright Infringement 3
CTS 1120 Network Security Foundations 3

SUBPLAN
Criminal Justice Technology & Public Safety Services (CJPSSTR)*

CCJ 1020 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CCJ 2720 Intro to Research Methods in Criminology 3
CJE 1202 Crime and Delinquency 3
CJE 2605 Investigative Trends 3
CJL 2062 Constitutional Law & Rules of Evidence 3
The three courses listed below are suggested courses. Students can select any courses with CCJ, CJB, CJD, CJE, CJL, CJT or DSC prefixes.
DSC 1002 Domestic & International Terrorism 3
DSC 1004 Introduction to the NRF and NIMS 3
DSC 1751 Homeland Security Policy & Law 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AA degree.
ENC 1101 Composition I 3
ENC 1101H Honors Composition I 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Literature

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 36 credits of coursework toward the AA degree.
Completing IDS 1337H, LIT 2110, LIT 2110H, LIT 2120, or LIT 2120H will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
AML 1600 African-American Literature 3
AML 2010 American Literature I: to 1865 3
AML 2010H Honors American Literature I: to 1865 3
AML 2020 American Literature II: 1865 To Present 3
AML 2020H Honors American Literature II: 1865 to Present 3
ENC 1102 Composition II 3
ENC 1102H Honors Composition II 3
ENL 2012 British Literature I (to 1800) 3
ENL 2012H Honors British Literature I (To 1800) 3
ENL 2022 British Literature II (since 1800) 3
IDS 1112H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
IDS 1610 Interdisciplinary Studies: Literature and Psychology 6
LIT 2110 World Literature I (Ancient World Through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2110H Honors World Literature I (Ancient World through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2120 World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
LIT 2120H Honors World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Speech

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
SPC 1017 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
SPC 1017H Honors Introduction to Speech Communication 3
SPC 1065 Speaking for Professionals 3
SPC 1608 Public Speaking 3
SPC 1608H Honors Public Speaking 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Social and Behavioral Sciences - American Government

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. Completing POS 2041 or POS 2041H will also satisfy the Civic Literacy Requirement.
POS 2041 American National Government 3
POS 2041H Honors American National Government 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Social and Behavioral Sciences - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
AMH 2020 History of the United States II 3
AMH 2020H Honors History of the US II 3
ANT 2000 Introduction to Anthropology 3
ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO 2013H Honors Macroeconomics 3
IDS 1610 Interdisciplinary Studies: Literature and Psychology 6
PSY 1012 General Psychology 3
PSY 1012H Honors General Psychology 3
SYG 2000 Introductory Sociology 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts - Core

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. Completing ARH 1000, HUM 1020 or IDS 1106 will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
ARH 1000 Understanding Art 3
HUM 1020 Introduction to Humanities 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6
MUL 1010 Music Appreciation 3
PHI 1010 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHI 1010H Honors Introduction to Philosophy 3
THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre Arts 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
Completing HUM 2270, HUM 2270H, IDS 1337H, REL 2300 or REL2300H will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
ARH 2050 Art History:Ancient to Gothic 3
ARH 2051 Art History:Renaissance to Contemporary 3
HUM 2210 Western Humanities:Ancient to Renaissance 3
HUM 2210H Honors Western Humanities: Ancient to Renaissance 3
HUM 2233 Western Humanities:Baroque to Contemporary 3
HUM 2233H Honors Western Humanities:Baroque to Contemporary 3
HUM 2270 Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
HUM 2270H Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
IDS 1112H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
MUH 1110 Introduction to Music History 3
REL 2300 World Religions 3
REL 2300H Honors World Religions 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Mathematics - Core

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
MAC 1105 College Algebra 3
MAC 1114 Trigonometry 3
MAC 1140 Pre-Calculus Algebra 3
MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus Algebra/Trigonometry 5
MAC 2233 Applied Calculus I 3
MAC 2311 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5
MAC 2311H Honors Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5
MAC 2312 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 5
MGF 1106 Mathematics for Liberal Arts I 3
MGF 1107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts II 3
MTG 3212 Modern Geometries 4
STA 2023 Elementary Statistics 3
STA 2023H Honors Elementary Statistics 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Mathematics - Elective

Students may complete an additional 3 credits from the Mathematics Core coursework above
OR
Select 3 credits from any Mathematics course with: MAC, MAP, MAS, MGF, MTG or STA prefix. Minimum grade of "C" required.

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Natural Sciences - Core

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. Completing any course with an "L" or "C" in the number will also satisfy the Natural Sciences Laboratory requirement.
AST 1002 Introduction to Astronomy 3
BSC 1005C Biological Sciences with Lab 3
BSC 2010 Biology I Cellular Processes 3
BSC 2010CH Honors Biology I Cellular Processes with Laboratory 4
BSC 2085 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3
CHM 2045 General Chemistry I 3
ESC 1000 Earth Science 3
ESC 1000C Earth Science 3
EVR 1001C Introduction to Environmental Science 3
PHY 1053 General Physics I 3
PHY 2048 Physics I 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Natural Sciences - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. Completing any course with an "L" or "C" in the number will also satisfy the Natural Sciences Laboratory requirement.
AST 1003 The Solar System 3
AST 1022L Observational Astronomy Laboratory 1
BSC 1083 Human Anatomy 3
BSC 1930 Biological Issues 3
BSC 2011 Biology II Organisms & Ecology 3
BSC 2086 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BSC 2250C Field Biology of Florida with Lab 3
BSC 2420 Introduction to Biotechnology 3
BSC 2426C Biotechnology Methods I 3
BSC 2435 Bioinformatics 3
CHM 2046 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II 3
EVR 1328 Natural Resources Conservation and Management 3
GLY 2010 Physical Geology 3
HUN 1201 Science of Nutrition 3
MET 2010 Introductory Meteorology 3
OCB 1000C Biology of Marine Life 3
OCE 2001 Introduction to Oceanography 3
PCB 2061 Applied Genetics 2
PHY 1054 General Physics II 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Natural Sciences - Laboratory

Complete at least 1 course from the Natural Sciences coursework that includes a laboratory component. Minimum grade of "C" required. Natural Science Laboratory courses include any "C" or "L" course with the following prefixes: APB, AST, BOT, BSC, CHM, ESC, EVR, EVS, GLY, MCB, MET, OCB, OCE, PCB, PHY, PSC or ZOO.

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Ethics

Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
PHI 1600 Studies in Applied Ethics 3
PHI 1600H Honors Studies in Applied Ethics 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Computer and Information Literacy Competency

Competency may be demonstrated by completing the Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T) OR by successful completion of one of the approved Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses below. No minimum credits required.
CGS 1070 Basic Computer and Information Literacy 1
CGS 1100 Computer Applications 3
CGS 1309 Computer and Information Technology Concepts 3
EME 2040 Introduction to Educational Technology 3
MUM 1001 Apple Macintosh Foundations 1

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Foreign Language

This degree program requires a minimum of two consecutive years of a foreign language in high school OR two semesters of a foreign language at the college level.
ASL 1140C Basic American Sign Language with Lab 4
ASL 1150C Intermediate American Sign Language with Lab 4
FRE 1120 Elementary French I 4
FRE 1121 Elementary French II 4
SPN 1120 Elementary Spanish I 4
SPN 1120H Honors Elementary Spanish I 4
SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II 4
SPN 1121H Honors Elementary Spanish II 4

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Enhanced World View

Complete at least one 3-credit course from the approved General Education Enhanced Worldview coursework below. This requirement is intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. Any college-level foreign language course, excluding American Sign Language, will meet this requirement.
ARH 1000 Understanding Art 3
HUM 1020 Introduction to Humanities 3
HUM 2270 Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
HUM 2270H Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
INR 2002 International Relations 3
INR 2002H Honors International Relations 3
LIT 2110 World Literature I (Ancient World Through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2110H Honors World Literature I (Ancient World through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2120 World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
LIT 2120H Honors World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
REL 2300 World Religions 3
REL 2300H Honors World Religions 3
WOH 2040 The Twentieth Century 3
WOH 2040H Honors The Twentieth Century 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Civic Literacy

1 Competency may be demonstrated by completing at least one course from the approved General Education Civic Literacy coursework below; minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement is in compliance with Rule 6A-10.02413 of the Florida Administrative Code.
POS 2041 American National Government 3
POS 2041H Honors American National Government 3
AMH 2020 History of the United States II 3
AMH 2020H Honors History of the US II 3

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
General Education Electives: Complete 24 credits

Complete 24 credits to satisfy the 60 credit requirement for the Associate of Arts degree. All 24 credits are satisfied by the above subplan coursework. The courses used to satisfy the Foreign Language Requirement will be counted as Elective credits. The courses used to satisfy the Enhanced World View requirement will be counted as Elective credits UNLESS counted in another General Education Requirement. 24

1 Competency may also be demonstrated by achieving the standard score on one of the following assessments: AP Government and Politics: United States (score 3), AP United States History (score 4), CLEP: American Government (score 50).

Total Credits 60