PUBS105 Emergency Services Fiscal Administration

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Social & Behavioral Science Department Archive

I. Course Number and Title
PUBS105 Emergency Services Fiscal Administration Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course will examine the techniques and operations of fiscal administration in the public sector, specifically public funding, spending, budgeting, risk management, and grant writing. Students will complete a budget based on an estimation of costs of resources and services, as well as develop budget scenarios.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    The student will be able to:
    1. describe the critical elements of budget preparation;
    2. describe and identify public and private funding sources;
    3. describe the process and availability of grant procurement and writing;
    4. describe the concept of risk management and its relationship to financial administration;
    5. describe and develop long range planning and capital budget planning;
    6. identify and describe the basics of fiscal analysis; and
    7. identify and describe recovery funds and the federal disaster declaration process.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Introduction, Course Outline, Student Responsibilities
    2. Introduction to Budgeting
    3. Funding Sources
    4. Grant Procurement, Writing, and Administration
    5. Long Range Planning
    6. Risk Management
    7. Disaster Fund Recovery and Federal Disaster Declaration Process

  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals: � Not Applicable
  4. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  5. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

      Textbook(s) approved by the Department

      Various Handouts Provided In Class

      See Course Format
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
The instructor uses lecture, power point, video, and selected handouts for the class presentations.

Review/Approval Date - 6/06; Archived 11/12