First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • ENGL 101 (Composition I), 3 credits
  • ENGL 102 or SPEECH 101 (Composition II or Fundamentals of Speech Communication) 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
  • Fire Service Operations 101 (Principles of Emergency Services) 3 credits
  • Biology 114 (General Education Biology) 4 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Emergency Medical Technician 101 (Emergency Medical Technician Basic) 8 credits
  • Mathematics 118 (General Education Mathematics) 4 credits
  • Fire Service Operations 103 (Fire Behavior and Combustion) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Fire Service Operations 212 (Fire Investigation I) 3 credits
  • Fire Service Operations 197 (Principles of Emergency Responder Safety & Survival) 3 credits
  • Fire Service Operations 203 (Fire Suppression and Protection Systems) 3 credits
  • Fire Service Operations 202 (Building Construction for Fire Science) 3 credits
  • Psychology 201 (General Psychology) 3 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Environmental Technology 103 (Leadership/Influence/Communication) 3 credits
  • Fire Service Operations 210 (Principles of Fire Prevention) 3 credits
  • Fire Service Operations 198 (Strategies and Tactics II) 3 credits
  • Sociology 201 (Introduction to the Study of Society) 3 credits
  • Fire Service Operations 104 (Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services) 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • HSAD 250 (Public Health Issues) 3 credits
  • OLED 320 (Introduction to Organizational Communications) 3 credits
  • COM 3.. (Communications 300 level elective) 3 credits
  • Humanities (Any course with Humanities attribute) 3 credits
  • Physical Science (Any Physical Science Course) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 351 (Introduction to Health Services) 3 credits
  • OLED 335 (Organizational Change) 3 credits
  • MATH 217 (Elementary Statistics) 3 credits
  • HSAD 363 (Health Disparities) 3 credits
  • Humanities (Any course with Humanities attribute) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 360 (Intraprofessional Teams) 3 credits
  • HSAD 352 (Healthcare Policy) 3 credits
  • DSIT 103 (Introduction to Data Science) 3 credits
  • Social Science (Any course with Social Science attribute) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 370 (Healthcare Budgeting and Reporting) 3 credits
  • HSAD 353 (Medical Ethics and the Law) 3 credits
  • HSAD 365 (Health Informatics) 3 credits
  • HSAD 390 or 399 (Capstone or Internship) 3 credits
  • Elective (General Elective) 1-3 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 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.