Oct 18, 2021
Student Learning Outcomes
Students earning the B.S. in Humanitarian and Disaster relief should be:
- Technically Competent Emergency Medicine & Humanitarian Relief Professionals
- Leaders who are willing to take initiative, be responsible and appropriately influence others from an orientation of humility, generosity and maturity.
- Intentional Persons of Faith who use their gifts to serve others with compassion in times of great need.
- Persons who can work effectively in culturally diverse settings.
- Persons who understand the methods and process used in modern humanitarian and disaster response efforts.
Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with major in Humanitarian and Disaster Relief
University Core Curriculum - 39 hours
Program requirements satisfy 9 of the 48 hours in the Core Curriculum.
- The Intercultural Engagement elective area is satisfied by ICS 2113 .
- Three hours of the Social and Behavioral Sciences elective area are satisfied by ICS 2123 .
- Three hours of the Arts and Humanities elective area are satisfied by one of the following: BBL 3413 , BBL 3423 , BBL 3433 , BBL 3443 , BBL 3453 , BBL 3463 , BBL 3473 , BBL 3613 , BBL 3623 , BBL 3633 , BBL 3633 .
Courses Specified by the Department - 9 hours
One of the Following
An Old or New Testament Book Study Course
Required Major Field Courses - 33 hours
Intercultural Studies Requirements
CIU - International Community Development Requirements
Outdoor Leadership Ministries Requirements
Advanced Medical Courses - 9 hours
8 hours of EMTA Basic course work to be taken at Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) and transferred to JBU consisting of:
- EMTA 1004 Basic Emergency Medical Technician I
- EMTA 2004 Emergency Medical Technician II
Minor field or electives as necessary to complete minimum total hours
Minimum total semester hours - 120