2017-2018 Catalog

EMGT - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

EMGT 1500 PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

This course introduces the student to the field of Emergency Management. Students will learn methods emergency managers can use to identify hazards, as well as to coordinate disaster planning and response within any jurisdiction.

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EMGT 1530 EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR DISASTER

Students in this course will develop an emergency operations plan. They will use team approaches to create an effective, up-to-date emergency plan that meets local, state, and federal requirements when it comes to disasters, whether weather, natural, or manmade emergencies.

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EMGT 1630 EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to find a safe location for, design, activate, and operate an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Students will also study the functions of the EOC and preparing officials for their roles and purpose in an EOC environment.

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EMGT 1650 EMERGENCY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to effectively identify, develop, and manage a resource management system.

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EMGT 2610 DISASTER EXERCISE DESIGN & EVALUATION

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of exercise design and evaluation. Students will learn to identify the need for a small functional exercise, how to design and conduct an exercise, and how to evaluate an exercise for the government and the private sector.

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EMGT 2640 DISASTER RESOURCE & RECOVERY OPERATIONS

Students of this course will be introduced to basic concepts and operations of a disaster environment, especially in terms of major disaster incidents. Students will also learn to broaden and enhance their understanding of state and local roles, their responsibilities, and their importance to overall response and recovery efforts. The course will also address the coordination and problem-solving aspects of disaster operations.

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