Minor in Emergency Management

Natural or man-made disasters can strike at anytime and anywhere. They take many forms—a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, a fire or a hazardous spill, an act of nature or an act of terrorism. Disasters can build over days or weeks, or hit suddenly, without warning. Every year, millions of people face disasters and their consequences.

This minor is designed to equip individuals with the fundamental competencies expected of professionals in the field of emergency management. It provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be competent emergency managers.

Students interested in pursuing a minor in emergency management may include individuals majoring in architecture, civil engineering, construction management, criminal justice, political science, and professional studies.

The minor is available to all University students in good standing.

Core Requirements
EMER 210Hazard Mitigation3.0
EMER 215Public Management in Times of Crisis3.0
EMER 220Emergency Incident Risk Management3.0
EMER 225Infrastructure Disaster Recovery3.0
Select four of the following:12.0
Security and Information Warfare
Data Mining Technology for Security
Security Management Practice
Information Technology Security Risk Assessment
Information Technology Security I
Information Technology Security Policies
Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning
Information Technology Security II
Incident Response Best Practices
Information Technology Security Systems Audits
Security Defense Countermeasures
Public Information Strategies
Search and Rescue
Critical Incident Stress Management
Organizing Community Response in Disasters
Total Credits24.0
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