Emergency Management Concentration (available online or on-campus)
All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (30 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
EMGT 1000 Introduction to Emergency Management
EMGT 2020 Emergency Management Strategies and Communications: National Incident Management System (NIMS)
EMGT 2050 Political and Legal Foundations in Emergency Services
PA 2170 Introduction to Public Administration
PA 3000/CRCJ 3000 Applied Statistics and Data Processing in the Public Sector
EMGT 3040 Preparedness Planning and Risk Mitigation
EMGT 3080 Intra and Non-Governmental Organizations and Cooperation
EMGT 4060 Disaster Response and Recovery
Additional 6 hours to be selected from the courses below.
AVN 3150 Aviation Law
AVN 4080 Airport Security
CRCJ 2030 Police and Society
CRCJ 4760 Terrorism
EMGT 2500 Disasters and Vulnerable Populations
EMGT 3020 Federal/Tribal Government to Government Relations
EMGT 4050 Contemporary Issues in Tribal Management & Emergency Services
FSMT 2410 Strategy and Tactics in Fire and Emergency Services
FSMT 4300 Advanced Principles of Fire & Emergency Services Safety and Survival
FSMT 4450 Fire and Emergency Services Administration
GEOG 3530/3540 Cartography and GIS/Lab (4 hours)
GEOG 4120 Urban Geography
GERO 4460 Psychology of Adult Aging and Development
GERO 4670 Programs and Services for the Elderly
HED 4130 Community Health
HED 4880 Health Policy
ISQA 3420 Managing in a Digital World
ISQA 3910 Introduction to Project Management
MGMT 3490 Principles of Management
MKT 3310 Principles of Marketing
PSCI 3260 US Foreign Policy
PSCI 4250 Intelligence and National Security
PA 3500 Nonprofit Organization and Management
PA 3600 Personnel and Volunteer Management for Nonprofits
PA 4390 Public Budgeting
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
After the initial meeting with an Academic Advisor in the Division of Continuing Studies, all students interested in Emergency Management will also meet with Lyndsey Rice, Emergency Services Program. Please contact Lyndsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.554.4900.
For career information, check out the Academic and Career Development Center.
Advising appointments may be made in person, over the phone at 402.554.2370 or online using MavTRACK. DCS does not accept walk-in or same-day advising appointments.
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