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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 four 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