Emergency Management (EMGT)

EMGT 1500 - Fundamentals of Emergency Management

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will provide an overview of the history of Emergency Management and Homeland Security in the United States, its current status, and future in managing high consequence incidents. Students will examine the fundamental definitions, theories, principles, and frameworks associated with Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 1600 - Managing Natural, Man-made and Technological Disasters

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will provide a broad overview of the history of natural, technological and manmade (intentional) disasters. (e.g., 1918 Pandemic, Great Flood of 1923, 1994 Northridge Earthquake, September 11th, etc.). Students will analyze the complex nature of disasters, identifying overriding themes while examining lessons learned and best practices.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 1710 - First Responder and Healthcare Coordination in High Impact Disasters

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will review the role and capability of first responders, public health and health care systems and will address the expectations of coordination and collaboration in disaster preparedness and response to all types of disasters. Students will be assisted through first responder and healthcare guest presentations and will examine the growing threat and consequences of disasters. The course will also cover theory and practice of various first responder and health issues in emergency management and homeland security while considering implications for policy makers.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 2900 - Emergency Management Fundamentals Practicum

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 2930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EMGT 2980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EMGT 3900 - Homeland Security Intermediate Practicum

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 3930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EMGT 3980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EMGT 4760 - Emergency Management in Practice

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course is an interdisciplinary approach to emergency management that builds on recent manmade, technological and natural disaster experience. The course is designed to introduce students to the organization, roles, concepts, and frameworks of emergency management, crisis leadership, collaborative partnership development, collective decision making, vulnerable populations planning, and recovery in the content of community continuity/resilience.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 4770 - Emergency Management Homeland Security Exercise Design and Evaluation

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to develop and conduct emergency management and homeland security exercises using the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) to test a community’s emergency operations plan, processes and inter-operational response capability. To this end, the course provides hands-on training in the foundation, design and development, conduct, evaluation and improvement planning of exercises to instruct students in developing and implementing a comprehensive exercise program. Students will have the opportunity to observe exercises in practice and be responsible for designing an exercise.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 4810 - Emergency Management Homeland Security Technologies

Credit(s): 3 Credits

The emergence of computing and telecommunications technologies in the latter part of the 20th Century and the beginning of the 21st Century has dramatically transformed emergency management and homeland security. The applications of technology will enhance the acquisition of information and resources with the use of technology in all phases of decision making. Mobile wireless networks and smart phones/tablets will serve as the backbone for communications and offer access to a variety of resources at low cost to the emergency manager. As a result of a greater interconnectedness of public, private, and non-profit agencies, traditional management tools will be expanded and the ability to analyze more complex issues in time of crisis will be more available to decision-makers.

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 4830 - Computer Modeling for Emergency Planning and Management

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 4900 - Emergency Management Capstone Course

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the Schl for Professional Studies college.

EMGT 4930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

EMGT 4960 - Emergency Management Capstone

Credit(s): 3 Credits

EMGT 4980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)