Emergency Management Degree

Curriculum EMP.EMP.AAS (C244A)

Designed to prepare students to enter the profession of emergency management. An emphasis is placed on developing academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The skills obtained through the associate degree program will prepare students to enter emergency management positions in government agencies, private corporations, industry and education or health care institutions.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Science

3

 

EMP 101

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

 

1

 

EMP 111

Principles of Emergency Management & Planning

 

2

 

EMP 121

Introduction to Mitigation

1

 

EMP 131

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management and Operations

 

1

 

EMP 141

Basic Public Information Officers (PIO)

2

 

EMP 151

Resource Management

1

 

EMP 161

Disaster Response/Recovery Operations & RAPID Assessment

 

3

 

 

 

14

Semester Two

#

EMP 102

Basic ICS and Application Towards Single Resource & Initial Action Incidents

 

1

#

EMP 112

Emergency Management Operation

2

#

EMP 122

Mitigation for Emergency Workers

2

#

EMP 132

Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center Interface

 

1

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I2

3

 

SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking2

3

 

 

General education/Humanities & Fine Arts

1-3

 

 

 

13-15

Semester Three

 

EMP 221

The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management

 

1

 

EMP 231

An Orientation to Community Disaster Exercises

1

 

EMP 241

Hazardous Weather and Flood Preparedness

1

 

 

 

3

Semester Four

 

EMP 113

Emergency Planning & Special Needs Population

2

 

EMP 201

Debris Management

2

#

EMP 222

Developing Volunteer Resources

1

#

EMP 232

Exercise Design

1

#

EMP 243

Hazardous Weather, Flooding & Hurricane Planning

 

2

#

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR1

2

 

 

Electives

6

 

 

 

16

Semester Five

#

EMP 211

Basic Skills in Emergency Program Management

3

#

EMP 223

Donations Management

1

#

EMP 233

Exercise Program Manager-Management Course

2

#

EMP 242

Warning Coordination & Maintaining Spotter Groups

 

2

#

MAT 101

Quantitative Literacy or

 

#

MAT 102

Liberal Arts Mathematics

3

 

 

General education/Social & Behavioral Science

3

 

 

Electives

4

 

 

 

18

 

 

Total credits required for graduation

64-66

See EMP course descriptions.

See Humanities General Education requirements.

See Social & Behavioral Sciences General Education requirements.

Note: A minimum grade of "C" is required for each EMP course.

Suggested elective: EMP 103

1Students who have completed EMS 121, EMS 131◊ or have an equivalent or higher ‘EMS License’, can petition to meet the Health general education requirement.

2Students must complete RHT 101◊ with SPE 101◊, or RHT 101◊ with RHT 102◊. Students intending to transfer are encouraged to complete all three courses: RHT 101◊, RHT 102◊ and SPE 101◊ to meet university requirements.

Coordinator: William Justiz, Ext. 3653