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Emergency Management, Associate in Applied Science

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.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Emergency Management program, the graduate will be able to:

  • identify fundamentals of the Incident Command System;
  • identify fundamentals of being an Emergency Manager; and
  • identify the components and key terms of the National Incident Management System according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

CIS 101Computer Systems & Business Applications

3 credits

EMP 111Principles of Emergency Management & Planning

2 credits

EMP 121Introduction to Mitigation

1 credit

EMP 131Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management and Operations

1 credit

EMP 141Basic Public Information Officers (PIO)

2 credits

EMP 151Resource Management

1 credit

EMP 161Disaster Response/Recovery Operations & RAPID Assessment

3 credits

FIR 101National Incident Management System (NIMS)

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:14

Semester Two

EMP 112 #Emergency Management Operation

2 credits

EMP 122 #Mitigation for Emergency Workers

2 credits

EMP 132 #Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center Interface

1 credit

FIR 102Basic ICS and Application Towards Single Resource & Initial Action Incidents

1 credit

RHT 101 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3 credits

SPE 101 #Principles of Effective Speaking

3 credits

General education/Humanities and Fine Arts

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

RHT 101◊, SPE 101◊: Students 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.

Semester Three

EMP 221The Role of Volunteer Agencies in Emergency Management

1 credit

EMP 231An Orientation to Community Disaster Exercises

1 credit

EMP 241Hazardous Weather and Flood Preparedness

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:3

Semester Four

EMP 113Emergency Planning & Special Needs Populations

2 credits

EMP 201Debris Management

2 credits

EMP 222 #Developing Volunteer Resources

1 credit

EMP 232 #Exercise Design

1 credit

EMP 243 #Hazardous Weather, Flooding & Hurricane Planning

2 credits

HTH 281First Aid & CPR

2 credits

Electives

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Semester Five

EMP 211 #Basic Skills in Emergency Program Management

3 credits

EMP 223 #Donations Management

1 credit

EMP 233 #Exercise Program Manager-Management Course

2 credits

EMP 242 #Warning Coordination & Maintaining Spotter Groups

2 credits

 

MAT 101 #Quantitative Literacy

3 credits

OR

MAT 102 #Liberal Arts Mathematics

3 credits

 

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Electives

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Total Credit Hours: 64

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

See EMP course descriptions.

See Humanities General Education requirements; Social or Behavioral Sciences General Education requirements.

Recommended elective: EMP 103

Students that have completed EMS 121◊, EMS 131◊ or have an equivalent or higher "EMS License", can petition to meet the health general education requirement.

Coordinator: William Justiz, Ext. 3653