The Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies Degree with an area of concentration in Emergency Management.
Required (24 credit hours):
|EMGT 1000||Introduction to Emergency Management||3 hrs|
|EMGT 2020||Emergency Management Strategies and Communications: National Incident Management System (NIMS)||3 hrs|
|EMGT 2050||Political and Legal Foundations in Emergency Services||3 hrs|
|PA 2170||Introduction to Public Administration||3 hrs|
|PA/CJ 3000||Applied Statistics and Data Processing in the Public Sector||3 hrs|
|EMGT 3040||Preparedness Planning and Risk Mitigation||3 hrs|
|EMGT 3080||Federal and Agency Organizations and Cooperation||3 hrs|
|EMGT 4060||Disaster Response and Recovery||3 hrs|
A minimum of 6 elective hours from the following list of courses must be completed within the 30 hour concentration. Electives can be from one or more of the academic areas listed below.
An area of concentration in Emergency Management develops skills in planning and preparing for, responding to, and recovering from large scale natural or man-made disasters and public events that require inter-agency and/or inter-jurisdictional involvement. The Bachelor of General Studies Degree with an area of concentration in Emergency Management prepares students for careers in emergency management in both the private and public sectors. The degree is also beneficial to career professionals in related disciplines who desire an educational foundation for career advancement.
Revised Fall 2012