EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (EM13)

The Emergency Management Associate Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the emergency management profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Emergency managers work in a variety of professional settings. There is a critical and growing need for emergency management personnel in public and private areas. The student obtaining a degree in Emergency Management is prepared for employment as an Emergency Management Director for government agencies, private corporations and industry, and education or health care institutions.

Associate Degree
Program Length 60 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School/GED required, minimum age - 17, satisfactory criminal background check
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon Campus, Online

Emergency Management Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses
18
Area I - Language Arts/Communication  
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
SPCH 1101 Public Speaking 3
     
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology
3
XXXX xxxx Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective
3
     
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics  
MATH 1101

MATH 1111
Mathematical Modeling
OR
College Algebra
3

(3)
     
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts  
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
     
Occupational Courses
42
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
EMYT 1124 Principles of Emergency Management
3
EMYT 1125 Exercise Design and Evaluation
3
EMYT 1126 Hazardous Materials Awareness
3
EMYT 1127 Emergency Planning
3
EMYT 1129 Mass Fatalities Incident Response
3
EMYT 1130 Infection Control
3
EMYT 1137 Facility Security
3
EMYT 1138 Effective Communication for Emergency Management
3
EMYT 2210 Hazardous Materials Contingency Planning
3
EMYT 2212 Developing Community Resources
3
EMYT 2214 Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training
3
MGMT 1100 Principles of Management
3
MGMT 1115 Leadership
3
     
 
Total Hours
60