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Emergency Management

This minor will provide knowledge in the field of emergency management, introducing the student to phases of emergency management: preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery, and will also explore the impact that meteorology plays in disaster response.  Student will have the opportunity to learn the concepts of disaster communication and study other related courses such as management, psychology, and safety.  The minor requires 15 credit hours of study (12 credit of required courses and 3 credit hours of specified electives) with different course listing for Homeland Security majors and non-Homeland Security majors.  Pre-requisite requirements for certain courses maybe waived for students pursuing this minor on a case-by-case basis after advisement from the Homeland Security Program Coordinator.

Required Courses for Non HS Majors
COM 460Media Relations II3
HS 310Fundamentals of Emergency Management3
OR
Critical Infrastructure Security, Resilience, and Risk Analysis
HS 370Emergency Management Strategy and Policy3
WX 201Survey of Meteorology3
Select one of the following specified electives for Non HS Majors3
Principles of Management
Environmental Communication
Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Or any applicable upper-level course with permission from the HS Program Coordinator
Total Credits15
Required Courses for HS Majors
COM 350Environmental Communication3
COM 460Media Relations II3
HS 370Emergency Management Strategy and Policy3
WX 201Survey of Meteorology3
Select one of the followling specified electives for HS Majors3
Principles of Management
Introduction to Environmental Science
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Or any applicable upper-level course with permission from the HS Program Coordinator
Total Credits15

Classes from the core of the B.S. Homeland Security degree cannot be usesd as part of the Minor.