First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • ENGL 101 (Composition I), 3 credits
  • Biology 114 or Chemistry 121 (General Education Biology or Basic Chemistry I) 4 credits
  • MATH 118 (General Education Mathematics) 4 credits
  • Fire Science Management 101 (Principles of Emergency Services) 3 credits 

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Emergency Medical Technician 101 (Emergency Medical Technician Basic) 8 credits
  • Fire Science Management 103 (Fire Behavior and Combustion) 3 credits
  • Fire Science Management 200 (Management & Leadership I) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Fire Science Management 204 (Management & Leadership II) 3 credits
  • Humanities 212, Literature 128, 131 or 150 (Non Western Humanities, Latin American Literature, Survey of Afro American Poetry or Women's Literature) 3 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Fire Science Management 102 (Strategies & Tactics I) 3 credits
  • Fire Science Management 197 (Principles of Emergency Responder Safety and Survival) 3 credits
  • Fire Science Management 220 (Fire Instructor I) 3 credits
  • Fire Science Management 206 (Management & Leadership III) 3 credits
  • Psychology 201 (General Psychology) 3 credits

Third Year - City Colleges of Chicago

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Fire Science Management 211 (Management & Leadership IV) 3 credits
  • Fire Science Management 210 (Principles Fire Prevention) 3 credits
  • Fire Science Management 198 (Strategies & Tactics II) 3 credits
  • Fire Science Management 221 (Fire Instructor II) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

SPRING SEMESTER START AT ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY IS PERMITTED.

  • HSAD 351 (Introduction to Health Services) 3 credits
  • HSAD 363 (Health Disparities) 3 credits
  • ENGL 102 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • OLED 335 (Organizational Change) 3 credits
  • MATH 217 (Elementary Statistics) 3 credits
  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course) 1 credit

Fourth Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • COM 101 (Public Speaking) 3 credits
  • HSAD 250 (Public Health Issues) 3 credits
  • OLED 320 (Introduction to Organizational Communication) 3 credits
  • Science (Life or Physical Science course as needed) 3 credits
  • DSIT 103 (Introduction to Data Science) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 365 (Health Informatics) 3 credits
  • HSAD 370 (Healthcare Budgeting & Reporting) 3 credits
  • HSAD 353 (Medical Ethics & the Law) 3 credits
  • Humanities (Any Course with a Humanities attribute) 3 credits
  • Social Science (Any Course with a Social Science attribute) 3 credits

Fifth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 360 (Intraprofessional Teams) 3 credits
  • HSAD 352 (Healthcare Policy) 3 credits
  • Humanities (Any Course with a Humanities attribute) 3 credits
  • Social Science (Any Course with a Social Science attribute) 3 credits
  • HSAD 390 or 399 (Capstone or Internship) 3 credits

CCC - Some courses listed may require pre-requisites, please see your advisor.

*TRS 101 -Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

^=Grade of C or higher required for major courses 

As a 61-credit AAS, RU's ideas course requirement is waived and the two course experiential learning requirement is reduced to one course.

The HSAD major consists of 7 required courses (21 credit hours), 3 required major elective courses (9 credit hours), and 1 capstone/experiential course (3 credit hours).  The menu of electives in the major are subject to change.  Please see your advisor to determine offerings.  You may participate in a HSAD capstone course or internship even if you transfer in your experiential requirement.  See your advisor for details.

HSAD coursework can begin in either the fall or spring semester.