Homeland Security

HS 202

Introduction to Emergency Management (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course will provide an overview of emergency management as a career field, discipline and approach to dealing with all-hazards emergency/disaster response. This course will examine major disasters in history and concepts, theory and terminology associated with emergency management.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain terminology, concepts, and theories associated with emergency management.
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities and the various functions in emergency management.
  • Apply emergency management in tabletop exercises.
  • Complete the FEMA course: The Emergency Program Manager (IS-001) offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • Characterize the evolution of the Emergency Manager.
  • Correlate the resources, mitigation, and hazards associated with the Emergency Manager.
  • Explain the incident command system.
  • Compare preparedness, planning and exercises.
  • Categorize disasters.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2016; HOMELAND SECURITY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 202317654Intro Emergency Management 3Smith B 17/31/0Open
M 06:00PM-08:54PMFTC110

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