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Course Description

Homeland Security - HS 202

Introduction to Emergency Management

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course will provide an overview of emergency management as a career field, discipline and approach to dealing with all-hazards emergency/disaster response. This course will examine major disasters in history and concepts, theory and terminology associated with emergency management.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain terminology, concepts and theories associated with emergency management.
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities and the various functions in emergency management.
  • Apply emergency management in tabletop exercises.
  • Demonstrate mastery of the FEMA standards for emergency management.
  • Characterize the evolution of the Emergency Manager.
  • Correlate the resources, mitigation and hazards associated with the Emergency Manager.
  • Explain the incident command system.
  • Compare preparedness, planning and exercises.
  • Categorize disasters.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2020; HOMELAND SECURITY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2020

 202112758Intro Emergency ManagmentOnline3Wicker A0/20/0Closed$12.00 
 202317654Intro Emergency Managment 3Wicker A12/31/0Open$12.00M  06:00 PM-08:54 PM FTC110

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