Emergency Management

Courses

EMER 210 Hazard Mitigation 3.0 Credits

This course examines risks associated with natural and man-made hazards and explores how to reduce threats to life and property.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EMER 215 Public Management in Times of Crisis 3.0 Credits

This course covers comprehensive disaster plans and training for the public manager. The course will include planning for natural disasters and accidents, and planning for events related to terrorism.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EMER 220 Emergency Incident Risk Management 3.0 Credits

This course will focus on risk management skills used by first responders to emergency incidents. Particular attention will be paid to the emergency operations systems of the Philadelphia police and fire departments in conjunction with the Managing Director's Office of Emergency Management.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EMER 225 Infrastructure Disaster Recovery 3.0 Credits

This course will focus on the recovery of a business after a disaster occurs. This course will take the view of the private business enterprise and ways to maintain "business as usual". The course will provide information about the process of business recovery planning.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EMER 235 Public Information Strategies 3.0 Credits

This course presents ways organizations handle and disseminate information to the public. Specifically, the course will analyze the role of the public information officer, the procedures for providing information to internal and external audiences, dealing with media outlets, and the importance of crisis communication plans.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EMER 245 Search and Rescue 3.0 Credits

This course will focus on the fundamentals of Search and Rescue (SAR) skills and training. Students will be taught the proper use of equipment and how to assist people in distress by using SAR systems to provide responses to lost, injured, or overdue people who may be in harm's way in varied environments.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EMER 380 Special Topics in Emergency Management 0.5-12.0 Credits

Special Topics of interest in emergency management. This course may be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 4 times for 12 credits

EMER I199 Independent Study in EMER 12.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EMER I299 Independent Study in EMER 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EMER I399 Independent Study in EMER 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EMER I499 Independent Study in EMER 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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