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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: 62-63

First Semester Credits
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (1)
HED or PED Elective 1
ITE 101 Introduction to Information Technology or
CMP 103 Microcomputer Hardware and Software
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 or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
FRS 101 Introduction to the Fire Service 3
Humanities Elective (2) 3
Laboratory Science Elective (3) 4
SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Third Semester Credits 
COM 103 Public Speaking 3
CRJ or FRS Elective 3
FRS 102 Fire Safety and Tactics 3
General Elective (4) 3
PSA 111 Introduction to Security 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Fourth Semester Credits
CET 101 Residential Construction Methods 2
General Elective (4) 3
HED or PED Elective 1
Math Elective (5) 3
PSA 231 Arson Investigation Safety Management OSHA (Federal and State) 3
Science Elective (6) 3-4
Total Semester Credits 15-16

1. Depending on placement.

2. SUNY GER Humanities.

3. SUNY GER Natural Sciences.
    Any 4 credit Lab Science course.

4. Choose two of the following and use one of them only once:
   - SUNY GER Western Civilization,
   - SUNY GER Other World Civilizations,
   - SUNY GER American History,
   - SUNY GER Foreign Languages,
   - SUNY GER The Arts.

5. SUNY GER Mathematics.

6. SUNY GER Natural Sciences.