2021-2022 College Catalog

Emergency Management (A55460)

Associate Degree Program

Career Information

The Emergency Management curriculum is designed to provide students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in local and state government agencies. Study involves both management and technical aspects of law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services, and emergency planning. Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of emergency preparedness, protection, and enforcement. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as investigative principles, hazardous materials, codes, standards, emergency agency operations, and finance. Employment opportunities include ambulance services, fire/rescue agencies, law enforcement agencies, fire marshal offices, industrial firms, educational institutions, emergency management offices, and other government agencies. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions.

Fall Semester I

ClassLabCredit
ACA 115Success & Study Skills02

1

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30

3

EPT 120Sociology of Disaster30

3

EPT 140Emergency Management30

3

Major Elective (3-6,0-9,3-9)3-60-9

3-9

Semester Total:12-152-1113-19

Spring Semester I

ClassLabCredit
COM 120Intro to Interpersonal Communication30

3

or

COM 231Public Speaking30

3

EPT 124Emergency Management Services Law & Ethics30

3

EPT 130Mitigation & Preparedness30

3

EPT 210Response & Recovery30

3

Major Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Semester Total:15015

Summer Semester I

ClassLabCredit
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 ,0, 3)30

3

Major Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Semester Total:606

Fall Semester II

ClassLabCredit
CJC 170Critical Incident Management for Public Safety30

3

FIP 228Local Government Finance30

3

BIO 163Basic Anatomy & Physiology42

5

or

MAT 110Mathematical Measurement and Literacy22

3

or

MAT 143Quantitative Literacy22

3

Major Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Major Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Semester Total:14-16215-17

Spring Semester II

ClassLabCredit
EPT 220Terrorism and Emergency Management30

3

EPT 275Emergency Operations Center Management30

3

Major Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Major Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Social Science Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Semester Total:15015

Total Hours: 62-674-1364-72

Electives

Major Electives

Select 21 credit hours.
ClassLabCredit
CJC 111Introduction to Criminal Justice30

3

CJC 112Criminology30

3

CJC 113Juvenile Justice30

3

CJC 120Interviews/Interrogations12

2

CJC 121Law Enforcement Operations30

3

CJC 131Criminal Law30

3

CJC 132Court Procedure & Evidence30

3

CJC 141Corrections30

3

CJC 212Ethics & Community Relations30

3

CJC 214Victimology30

3

CJC 221Investigative Principles32

4

CJC 225Crisis Intervention30

3

CJC 231Constitutional Law30

3

EMS 110EMT69

9

EPT 150Incident Management30

3

EPT 225Hazard Analysis/Risk Assessment30

3

EPT 230Emergency Planning30

3

EPT 260Business Continuity30

3

EPT 280Building Resilient Communities30

3

FIP 120Introduction to Fire Protection30

3

FIP 124Fire Prevention & Public Ed30

3

FIP 128Detection & Investigation30

3

FIP 132Building Construction30

3

FIP 136Inspections and Codes30

3

FIP 152Fire Protection Law30

3

FIP 164OSHA Standards30

3

FIP 220Fire Fighting Strategies30

3

FIP 224Fire Instructor I & II40

4

FIP 226Fire Officer I & II40

4

FIP 230Chemistry of Hazardous Materials I50

5

FIP 256Municipal Public Relations30

3