Public Safety

As a paramedic, EMT, or law enforcement officer, you’ll never work the same shift twice. Every day is a different challenge. It’s not for everyone: you’ll need to stay calm and cool under pressure; have strong people skills, and have a genuine desire to serve and protect your community.  Those suited to it enjoy higher job demand, upward growth, good salaries, and generous benefits – along with the satisfaction of knowing you’re saving and changing lives. 

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree is designed to provide students with the academic and professional skills necessary to succeed in a bachelor’s degree program as well as in their careers.  Broward College’s A.A. degree prepares students to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, define and analyze real-world problems, and apply information and technology to develop innovative solutions in a dynamic global economy and community. Students who complete the A.A. degree at Broward College are guaranteed to transfer as a junior to a Florida public university or to continue in a bachelor’s degree at Broward College.

Students pursuing the A.A. degree should consult their advisor about their transfer goals and use transfer advising plans that can be helpful in meeting the admission requirements for transfer institutions. 

Below are some popular subject areas to consider:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Fire and Emergency Services
  • Pre-Law

Associate in Arts General Education & Graduation Requirements

Archived Catalogs and General Education Requirements

See an Advisor to make the appropriate course selections.

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