Emergency Management Courses
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BS Emergency Management Courses

In the Bachelor of Science with a Major in Emergency Management course descriptions that follow, and asterisk (*) indicates that the courses satisfy the University's general education requirements. The program requires 120 credit hours in order to graduate.

General Education Requirements 42 Hrs.

Communication
*ENG 103 English Composition I (3)
*ENG 113 English Composition II (3)
*SP 203 Effective Speaking (3)

Social Science and Humanities
*HIS 103 American History I (3) and
*HIS 113 American History II (3)
or 
*HIS 203 World Civilization I (3) and
*HIS 213 World Civilization II (3)

*Humanities Electives (6)

Mathematics and Science
*MA 113 College Algebra (3)
or *MA 153 Finite Mathematics (3)
*MA 253 Statistics (3)
*BIO 103 General Biology (no lab) (3)
*Mathematics or Science Elective (3)

Other
*Humanities or Social Science Elective (3)
*GOV 113 Introduction to Government (3)
*ECO 213 Microeconomics (3) or
*ECO 223 Macroeconomics (3)

Additional - 12 credit hours
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology (3)
SOC 103 Principles of Sociology (3)
UE 101 University Experience (1) or
UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation (1)
Electives (5)

Emergency Management Core Requirements - 30 credit hours
EAS 253 Weather and Climate (3)
EM 103 Introduction to Emergency Management (3)
EM 113 Introduction to Hazard Mitigation (3)
EM 223 Risk Assessment & Vulnerability (3)
EM 253 Disaster Relief & Recovery (3)
EM 313 Hazardous Materials Operations (3)
EM 383 Preparedness & Response Operations (3)
EM 403 Managing Consequences of Terrorism (3)
EM 423 Social Dimensions of Disaster (3)
EM 453 Emergency Management Capstone (3)

Concentration: Select two of the following three modules - 36 credit hours

Business Continuity Module
AC 203 Accounting I (3)
AC 213 Accounting II (3)
FIN 303 Managerial Finance (3)
LAW 403 Employment Law (3)
MGT 323 Leadership (3)
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior (3)

Emergency Response Module
EM 303 Natural & Man-Made Disasters (3)
EM 323 Hazardous Material & WMD (3)
EM 333 World Terrorism (3)
EM 343 Incident Management (3)
EM 363 Public Information & Media (3)
HR 323 Safety & Health Management (3)

Academy Training/Prior Learning
This module can only be filled by documented academy (fire, police, EMT) or military training and/or prior learning.