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The Emergency Management program (A.S) is designed to help students understand the importance of emergency management in our society. Furthermore, this program prepares students for transfer to a four year degree program or an opportunity for employment in the Emergency Management field. The student will receive a strong foundation in liberal arts while gaining training and specific knowledge in emergency management.

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Emergency Management
A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5508

Total Credits: 65-66

First Semester Credits
ENG 101 Composition I 3
HED or PED Elective 1
ITE 101 Introduction to Information Technology or
CMP 103 Microcomputer Hardware and Software
3
MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics 3
PSA 225 Introduction to Emergency Management 3
PSY 203 General Psychology I 3
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Second Semester Credits
ENG 102 Composition II 3
FRS 101 Introduction to the Fire Service 3
HED or PED Elective 1
Humanities Elective 3
Laboratory Science Elective 4
SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Semester Credits 17
   
Third Semester Credits 
COM 103 Public Speaking 3
CRJ or FRS Elective 3
FRS 102 Fire Safety and Tactics 3
General Elective* 3
MAT Elective 3
PSA 111 Introduction to Security 3
Total Semester Credits 18
   
Fourth Semester Credits
CET 101 Residential Construction Methods 2
General Elective* 3
Literature Elective 3
PSA 231 Arson Investigation Safety Management OSHA (Federal and State) 3
Science Elective 3-4
Total Semester Credits 14-15
*Any two courses from two different categories:
  • Western Civilization
  • Other World Civilizations
  • American History
  • Foreign Languages
  • The Arts